Southwestern Chicken Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwestern Chicken Soup recipe? Learn how to make Southwestern Chicken Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by spontamyous

Makes 1 serving



Easy, healthy recipe for leftover chicken and veggies. Add hot peppers or chipotle spices for added flavor. For higher-carb meals, top with cheese, sour cream, or tortilla strips.

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Chicken Soup

3 ounces chicken
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup water
1/2 cup red peppers
1 tsp cumin
1/4 cup cilantro
1 cup chopped onion
1 tsp chili powder

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Chicken Soup

  1. (If using fresh chicken, start here:) Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook over dry heat.

  2. (If using cooked chicken, start here:) Cube or pull chicken.

  3. Chop onions, peppers, cilantro.

  4. Bring 1 cup water and 1 cup chicken broth to a slow boil.

  5. Add chicken, vegetables, herbs, and spices.

  6. Simmer for 20-40 minutes.

  7. Enjoy!

Categories

First Course, Main Dish, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 760.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
867mg
36%
Potassium
885mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
20.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
9.8g
Protein
32.9g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 198%
Calcium 9% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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