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This flavorful Southwestern Chicken Soup is easy to make, so it’s the perfect dinner for a busy night. Try this recipe for a healthy winter meal.
Sometimes I need a quick, easy recipe to use leftover chicken for dinner. This recipe for Southwestern Chicken Soup, adapted from Real Simple, is so easy to make and it’s very flavorful.
You can limit the amount of seasoning if your children don’t prefer spicy food, or add some hot sauce if you want a little extra zip. I like to use my homemade tomatillo salsa for this recipe, but you can also use jarred salsa verde (Trader Joe’s has a good one). This soup takes about 5 minutes to put together, and it’s on the table in 20 minutes.
Southwestern Chicken Soup
- 1 1/2 cups tomatillo salsa
- 3 cups seasoned black beans
- 3 cups shredded chicken
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 3 scallions
- 1 cup organic corn
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- Place the ingredients in a large pot.
- Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Garnish with scallions, tortilla chips, avocado, and/or cheese.
Southwestern Chicken Soup Price Breakdown
This recipe costs $5.40 to make, or $.90 per serving. This flavorful Southwestern Chicken Soup is quick and easy to put together, so it’s the perfect dinner for a busy evening.