Southwest Chicken and Bean Soup
 
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A hearty soup made with chicken, black beans and southwestern spices.
Serves: 3 Cups
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 Large jalapeno pepper, seeds and veins removed and fine chopped
  • 1 tsp. Dried Mexican oregano, crushed
  • ½ tsp. Ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. Garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp. chipotle powder
  • 6 oz. Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite sized pieces and sauteed until almost done
Instructions
  1. In a Dutch oven add all of your ingredients except for chicken and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
  2. Add in cooked chicken and let steep until heated through. About 5 minutes.
  3. Ladle into soup bowls and serve with toppings of your choice, tortilla chips, grated cheese, sour cream or chopped avocado. Or all.
Notes
Calories per cup: 148.2, Fat: 1.1, Cholesterol: 32, Sodium: 178.3, Potassium: 51, Carbs: 15.9, Fiber: 3.9, Sugar: 2.8, Protein: 18.7

Recipe: Highlands Ranch Foodie
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Cup
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at http://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/09/10/src-southwest-chicken-and-bean-soup/