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      Cuban Pork and Garbanzo Bean Soup


      1 pound pork tenderloin vegetable cooking spray

      1 teaspoon olive oil

      3/4 cup diced onion

      1/2 cup Burgundy or other dry red wine

      1 cup diced red bell pepper

      1/3 cup sliced celery

      2 tablespoons minced fresh jalapeno pepper

      1/4 teaspoon salt

      2 (10 1/2-ounce) cans low-sodium chicken broth

      1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained

      6 cloves garlic, minced

      Method of Preparation:

      1. Trim fat from pork, and cut pork into 1/2-inch cubes. Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; add oil, and place over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork; cook 3 minutes or until browned. Add onion and wine; cook 3 minutes. Add bell pepper and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

      Spoon soup into airtight containers; store in freezer up to 2 months. To serve, thaw in refrigerator. Place in a saucepan; cover and cook over medium heat 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated.