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Salsa Chicken Soup Recipe
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Salsa Chicken Soup Recipe

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"You wouldn't guess that this quick-and-easy soup is low in fat," relates Becky Christman of Bridgeton, Missouri. "Since my husband loves spicy foods, I sometimes use medium or hot salsa in this recipe for extra zip."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup salsa
  • Shredded Monterey Jack cheese or pepper Jack cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without cheese) equals 84 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 481 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the chicken, broth, water and chili powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add corn; return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and corn is tender. Add salsa and heat through. Garnish with cheese if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Salsa Chicken Soup in Quick Cooking May/June 2001, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without cheese) equals 84 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 481 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat.

Reviews for Salsa Chicken Soup(11)

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2013

I LOVE this recipe - it is my go-to. The only thing I add extra is a can of diced tomato's, sauce and all. :)

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

This is delicious soup and is cheap on the calories. Perfect for dieting without giving up taste.

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2013

This is great, easy to make soup! Don't forget to serve with sour cream to cut the spice...I liked it okay, but our company thought it a bit hot!

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Reviewed Aug. 23, 2012

My Husband says this is the Soups of Soups! I used a large jar of corn salsa but same results! Shared it with my best friend from Church...She says it beats (top Lable brand) soup! Your recipe is total happiness!

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

Our family favorite especiall on a cold winter night, i add black beans and some cilantro to make it my own...so good

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