HealthierLynn's Southwestern Chicken Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 285.0
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.4 mg
  • Sodium: 689.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.9 g
  • Protein: 20.0 g

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This soup is so tasty and filling!! This soup is so tasty and filling!!
Number of Servings: 8


    1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
    3 cloves garlic
    1 small onion, chopped
    1 bell pepper, chopped
    10 slices jalapeno peppers, chopped
    16 oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped and cooked
    1 Tbsp. cumin
    1 quart (32 oz) chicken broth, 99% fat free
    1 14.5 oz. can pinto beans, drained
    1 14.5 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
    4 c. fresh spinach, chopped
    2 avocados, chopped
    1/4 c. cilantro, chopped
    2 limes, juiced
    2 c. cooked white rice


Cook the rice according to directions.

While the rice is cooking, heat olive oil in a soup pan over a medium flame. Add garlic, onion, bell pepper and jalapenos and cook for 5 minutes, or until the veggies are soft.

Add chicken and cumin and cook another 5 minutes.

Add chicken broth, pinto beans, spinach and tomatoes. Increase heat to medium-high, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add in lime juice and stir well.

To serve place 1/2 c. rice in a bowl, pour 1 c. of soup over it and garnish with 1/4 of an avocado and cilantro to taste.


Serving Size: Makes 8 servings of 1/2 c. rice and 1 c. soup

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HEALTHIERLYNN.

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