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Chicken Taco Soup

This easy taco soup recipe is a light and healthy favorite in our house! It's packed with chicken, veggies, and taco flavors and is ready in about 40 minutes.
Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy dinner recipes, party recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 406kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 99% lean ground chicken
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 32 ounces pinto beans 2 cans
  • 20 ounces diced tomatoes with chiles 2 cans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Chips, cheese, cilantro, sour cream or Greek yogurt, fresh lime - for topping, as desired

Instructions

  • Add the chicken to a 5 quart pot over medium heat and brown, crumbling as it cooks. 
  • While the chicken cooks, dice the onions and bell peppers.
  • When chicken is nearly cooked through, stir in the onions and peppers and continue cooking to soften, about 5 minutes.
  • Add in the tomatoes, pinto beans, corn, taco seasoning, and broth. Stir well.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook for 20 minutes.
  • To serve, ladle soup into bowls and top with corn chips, grated cheese, cilantro, sour cream, and a squirt of fresh lime juice, as desired.

Notes

This Chicken Taco Soup is ZERO Weight Watchers Points on their new Freestyle plan, using 99% lean ground chicken but that does not include toppings. 

Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 820mg | Potassium: 1482mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1280IU | Vitamin C: 48.1mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 5.7mg