Fiesta Chicken Soup


Fiesta Chicken SoupIngredients

  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tsps vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1-15 oz can black or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 ½ cups low sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1-15 oz can low sodium diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/8 tsp. each salt and pepper


  1. Saute´ onion in hot oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat 7 minutes or until tender.  Add garlic, and saute´ 1minute.  Stir in turkey and next 8 ingredients.  
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; reduce heat, and simmer 20-25 minutes.  Serve with desired toppings.
  3. If desired, for extra fiber, add 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped with the onion.  Stir in 4 cups raw spinach leaves after 15 minutes, simmering time.  Cook until spinach is wilted.

Optional toppings:  Baked tortilla chips, diced avocado

This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.