Southwestern Vegetable & Chicken Soup

Southwestern Vegetable & Chicken Soup

  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Who wouldn’t want to eat their vegetables when they’re tucked into a fragrant broth with bits of tasty chicken and spiked with a shot of fresh lime and cilantro? This healthy chicken vegetable soup seems even richer with the smoky flavor from roasted poblano peppers and garlic. Serve this healthy chicken soup recipe with tortilla chips.

    Ingredients

    • 2 medium poblano peppers
    • 2 teaspoons canola oil
    • 12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed, cut into bite-size pieces
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion (1 large)
    • 1 1/2 cups chopped red or green bell pepper (1 large)
    • 1 1/2 cups green beans, cut into 1/4-inch pieces, or frozen, thawed
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 15-ounce can black beans or pinto beans, rinsed
    • 1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
    • 4 cups chopped chard or spinach
    • 1 1/2 cups corn kernels, fresh or frozen
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 123 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.66%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.47%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 11.88%
    • Sodium: 261 mg 10.88%
    • Calcium: 25 mg 2.55%
    • Potassium: 130 mg 3.72%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.01%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 32.32%
    • Vitamin C 14.63%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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