Hi, I'm Elena, a Chef Master, and I'm excited to share with you my amazing Chicken Taco Soup recipe. As someone who's passionate about food, I want to introduce you to this delicious dish that's perfect for any occasion. Whether you're looking for a quick dinner or a comforting meal, this recipe is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Recipe Category: Soup
- Recipe Cuisine: Mexican
- Aggregate Rating: 4.8/5
- 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
- 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can corn, drained
- 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1 can diced green chilies, undrained
- 1 packet taco seasoning
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Shredded cheese, sour cream, and tortilla chips for topping (optional)
- In a large pot, combine the shredded chicken, black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, green chilies, taco seasoning, chicken broth, and water.
- Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve hot and top with shredded cheese, sour cream, and tortilla chips if desired.
|Nutrition Information||Amount per serving|
|Total Fat||5 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||20 g|
- Q: Can I use canned chicken instead of fresh chicken?
- A: Yes, you can use canned chicken if you don't have fresh chicken on hand.
- Q: Can I freeze this soup for later?
- A: Yes, you can freeze this soup in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
- Q: Can I add other vegetables to this soup?
- A: Absolutely! You can add any vegetables you like, such as bell peppers, zucchini, or carrots.
- Q: How spicy is this soup?
- A: This soup has a mild to medium spice level, but you can adjust the heat by adding more or less taco seasoning or diced green chilies.
- Q: Can I make this soup in a slow cooker?
- A: Yes, you can make this soup in a slow cooker. Just add all of the ingredients to the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
- Q: What can I serve with this soup?
- A: You can serve this soup with a side of cornbread, a salad, or some fresh avocado slices.
1. For a creamier soup, you can add a cup of heavy cream or half-and-half to the pot before serving.
2. To make this soup even more filling, you can add cooked rice or quinoa to the pot.
3. Don't have taco seasoning on hand? You can make your own by mixing together chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.
With this easy and delicious Chicken Taco Soup recipe, you'll have a meal that the whole family will love. Perfect for busy weeknights, this soup is packed with flavor and nutrients, making it a healthy and satisfying option any day of the week. Enjoy!