Summer Corn and White Bean Soup

The perfect summer soup is light and full of quick-cooking, fresh and seasonal vegetables. Our hearty Summer Corn and White Bean Soup ticks all the boxes with its beans, spicy green chillies, ham and crunchy sweet corn.

Serves: Six

Time: 15 minutes 


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 3/4 cup chopped ham, cooked
  • 3 cups fresh corn kernels  
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 chopped green chillies



Heat canola oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions and ham, and cook for three minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in corn and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for five minutes. Serve with crusty bread.

Written by YourLifeChoices Writers

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