Easy Chicken Taco Soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Gretchen ***
from Columbia, TN

This easy chicken taco soup tastes so good it's hard to believe it's low in fat and calories!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Salsa and lime juice give this taco soup a nice punch of citrus flavor. Super easy to make, this will be great on a cool night. It tastes so good and is healthy. A win-win!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top


  • 1 box
    organic chicken broth (low-sodium), 32 oz.
  • 1 c
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans, rinsed and drained, 15 oz.
  • 1 can(s)
    diced tomatoes, undrained, 14.5 oz
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 c
    cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 dash(es)
    liquid smoke
  • juice of half a lime

How To Make

  • 1
    Put all ingredients except for the lime juice in a large stockpot.
  • 2
    Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and stir in lime juice.
  • 4
    To serve, top with chopped cilantro (optional for you cilantro haters), low-fat sour cream, or low-fat shredded cheese.
  • 5
    To make this as healthy as possible, I suggest you use organic salsa, as it usually has half the sodium of the regular stuff. Also, make your own taco seasoning, because the stuff from the store has sugar in it. There are several taco seasoning recipes on Justapinch.