Preparation / Directions:
Spray medium nonstick saucepan with PAM. Cook onion, garlic, carrot, cumin (adding a small amount of chicken broth if needed) for 3 minutes. Add sausage/ham; cook 1 minute.
Place 1/2 the beans, and 1/2 c. chicken broth in a blender or food processor. Whirl until pureed.
Add this to saucepan with remaining broth and beans, plus the corn, rice, and water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 10 minutes.
Stir in lime juice and salsa/picante sauce. Boil 1 minute and serve.