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20 Minute Meals: Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

Tex Mex Chicken Soup #festfoods

Looking for a quick, delicious meal?  Check out this Tex-Mex Chicken Soup from the Festival Dietitians! It is a no fuss, nutritious soup made from chicken, beans and salsa. It literally takes 2 minutes of prep and 15 minutes to cook, and dinner is on the table – like magic! Stick this recipe in your back pocket and use it any time you are in the mood for something this good!

Tex-Mex Chicken Soup

Photo from Eat It Soup


  • 1 whole rotisserie chicken, meat pulled and shredded (or 2 cups cooked chicken breast)
  • 2 (16 oz.) jar salsa, medium
  • 1 (32 oz.) container low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, cilantro, cheese and/or lime juice for garnish (optional)  


  1. Place large stock pot on medium-high heat.
  2. Add all ingredients and bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  3. Allow to cook 10-15 minutes, until heated through. Taste and season, if necessary.
  4. Garnish and serve!

Yield: 8 servings

*Per Serving:  Calories 220, Total Fat 3.5g (Saturated 0.5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 690mg, Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 6g), Protein 22g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%

*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

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Tex Mex Chicken Soup

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