Southwest Chicken Soup

Kris Carlstrom

By
@carlstromkj

My kids loved this soup. I am not a big fan of Chicken Chili so I made up my own version, but it is really more of a light soup. We also like to add a little horseradish to this toward the end. (While it simmers, about the last ten minutes.)


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Serves:

10

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2 lb
boneless skinless chicken breast, diced
1 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
pepper
1-2 tsp
chicken boullion (to taste)
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
cajun seasoning
1 tsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
fennel seed (optional)
1 clove
garlic
6-8 c
water
1/2
medium onion, chopped
2
stalks celery, chopped
1- 1/2 c
diced tomatoes
2 can(s)
white northern beans (liquid and all)
3/4 c
diced green chilis (may use small can also)
2/3 c
orzo pasta, uncooked
1/2 tsp
horseradish (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine Olive oil, Chicken, and spices. Cook, stirring occasionally until chicken is cooked thoroughly. Add Water, onion and celery. bring to a boil then add remaining ingredients. Simmer 30-45 minutes.
2
Tip: Good topped with crushed tortilla chips, green onion or shredded Monterey jack cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups