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Easy Southwestern Chicken Soup Recipe

Easy Southwestern Chicken Soup Recipe

This is the first recipe I've ever devised in its entirety. I like it a little spicy, but it can easily be modified to suit anyone's tastes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) condensed beef broth, undiluted
  • 1-1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1-2/3 cups water

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine tomato paste and broth. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with low-sodium beef broth and salt-free tomato paste) equals 224 calories, 3 g fat (0 saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 631 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 20 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.