• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Mexican Chicken Soup is easy, delicious, and accidentally healthy! It's also ready in 30 minutes or less and a great way to put leftover chicken to work.

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 2 cups)
    • 3 stalks celery, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
    • 3 carrots, peeled and finely chopped (about 1 cup)
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 6 cups chicken broth
    • 1 (14 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
    • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seed
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, optional
    • 3 cups cooked chicken, cubed or shredded (about 1 pound uncooked)
    • Avocado, cheese, sour cream, and tortilla chips, for serving, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 351 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.99%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.65%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.27%
    • Sodium: 1064 mg 44.35%
    • Calcium: 357 mg 35.74%
    • Potassium: 1218 mg 34.79%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 46.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 20 g 78.16%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 13.31%
    • Vitamin C 8.03%
    • Vitamin D 0.88%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit3
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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