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

Our recipes 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.