Dinner - Healthy taco soup with chicken recipes

Author: Lanny Lopez  

It's a hearty blend of lean ground turkey, black beans, corn, crushed tomatoes and seasonings, all simmered to perfection. This healthier version includes more fresh veggies/herbs and uses seasoning mix from the Healthier Taco Seasoning I recipe on this website.

Healthy Chicken Taco Soup

Healthy Chicken Taco Soup
This healthy chicken taco soup gives you all the flavor of a taco in a quick and easy soup! Chicken breast, fresh veggies, and warming spices all come together to make a filling meal.
Provided by: Ashlea Carver
Total time: 40 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 19
Ingredients:
  • ½ tbsp avocado or coconut oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt (plus more to taste)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 1 – 15oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 – 4.5 oz cans green chilies
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • Cilantro, for serving
  • Diced red onion, for serving
  • Lime wedges, for serving
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 259 calories
  • Sugar: 10.1 g
  • Sodium: 1960.9 mg
  • Fat: 6.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrate: 22.7 g
  • Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 30 g
  • Cholesterol: 87.3 mg
How to cook:
  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Once hot, add in the avocado or coconut oil. Next, add the peppers, onion, and garlic to the pot. Saute for 3-4 minutes until the onions start to become translucent.
  2. Add the chicken breast, canned tomatoes, canned green chilies, spices, lime juice, and chicken broth to the pot. Stir until well combined. Bring the soup to a rolling boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer. Allow the soup to simmer for 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender and easy to shred.
  3. Transfer the chicken breast from the soup to a small bowl. Use two forks to shred the meat. Add the chicken back to the soup and stir until well combined. Serve the soup with fresh cilantro, diced red onion, and fresh lime wedges. Enjoy!
Notes: Chicken Taco Soup, Directions: Add olive oil and onion into soup pot and sauté onions until soft and translucent. Add all remaining soup ingredients to pot, except for …

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup
You can call this soup or chili, but either way it is wonderful! This recipe is also very adaptable to your personal taste. This healthier version includes more fresh veggies/herbs and uses seasoning mix from the Healthier Taco Seasoning I recipe on this website. Serve topped with a variety of reduced-fat options.
Provided by: MakeItHealthy
Total time: 435 minutes
Cook time: 420 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 8 servings
Number of ingredients: 14
Ingredients:
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) can chili beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle beer
  • 1 ½ tablespoons taco seasoning, reduced sodium
  • 3 whole skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup light sour cream
  • 2 ounces crushed baked tortilla chips
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 327.9 calories
  • Carbohydrate: 42.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 50.3 mg
  • Fat: 5.8 g
  • Fiber: 9.4 g
  • Protein: 28.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.5 g
  • Sodium: 1275 mg
  • Sugar: 5.5 g
How to cook:
  1. Place onion, chili beans, black beans, chopped carrot, corn, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, and beer in a slow cooker. Add taco seasoning and stir to blend. Lay chicken breasts on top of mixture, pressing down slightly until just covered by other ingredients. Cover and cook on Low for 5 hours.
  2. Remove chicken breasts from soup and allow to cool long enough to be handled. Shred chicken and stir back into soup. Continue cooking on Low for 2 hours. Serve with cilantro, Cheddar cheese, light sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips.
Notes: Chicken Taco Soup Recipe, Top chicken with chicken or vegetable broth, diced tomatoes and green chili, rinsed garbanzo beans, diced tomatoes, spinach, cumin and taco mix. Cook in crockpot 4 hours (depending …

Skinny Chicken Taco Soup!

Skinny Chicken Taco Soup!
A easy, healthy and low calorie soup that is big on flavor!
Provided by: Kathi & Rachel
Total time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Cuisine: Mexican
Number of ingredients: 14
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken - store bought rotisserie works great!
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup onion (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 14 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 14 ounce can black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 14 ounce can yellow corn
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
Nutrition:
  • Calories: 330 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 29.4 g
  • Protein: 21.4 g
  • Fat: 10.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 36.9 mg
  • Sodium: 249.1 mg
  • Fiber: 8.1 g
  • Sugar: 6.9 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. In large soup pot or dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic.
  3. Saute for 3-5 minutes until onion is fragrant.
  4. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce and diced tomatoes.
  5. Continue to cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add beans and corn, chicken stock and cooked chicken.
  7. Add spices and taste. Adjust seasoning as needed.
  8. Baked tortilla strips
  9. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  10. Cut 3-4 tortilla strips in half then in strips.
  11. Spray large baking sheet with non stick spray.
  12. Spread out strips and spray with additional cooking spray.
  13. Bake for 5-7 minutes until crispy.
  14. Additional toppings could include sour cream and avocado!
Notes: Best Chicken Taco Soup Recipe, Directions In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until soft, 6 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, …

Healthy Taco Soup

Healthy Taco Soup
This healthy taco soup recipe is beyond delicious and so easy. It's a hearty blend of lean ground turkey, black beans, corn, crushed tomatoes and seasonings, all simmered to perfection. An easy dinner option that’s kid friendly and quick to make! It will be one of those go-to hearty soup recipes you make again and again!
Provided by: Kim
Total time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 11 servings
Cuisine: Mexican,Tex-Mex
Number of ingredients: 15
Ingredients:
  • 1/2 yellow onion or one small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey or preferred ground meat
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed (kidney beans would work too)
  • 1 (11-15 oz) can (Mexican-style or fiesta or regular style corn), drained and rinsed
  • 1 (4.5 oz) can green chiles (optional)
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans fire roasted (or regular) crushed tomato
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth (veggie or beef broth work fine too)
  • 1 packet store bought taco seasoning (or try my favorite homemade taco seasoning)
  • Shredded cheese
  • Sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Corn or tortilla chips or strips
  • Sliced or diced avocado or guacamole
  • Squeeze of lime juice
Nutrition:
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 160 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 20.3 g
  • Protein: 15 g
  • Fat: 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 25.5 mg
  • Sodium: 640.3 mg
  • Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Sugar: 6.1 g
How to cook:
  1. Heat about 1 teaspoon oil (or use cooking spray) in a pot over medium high heat. Add onion and cook for about 3 mins and then add garlic and cook for another 1-2 mins.
  2. Add ground turkey and cook, breaking it up as you go, until it is browned.
  3. Add remaining soup ingredients and turn heat down to a simmer.
  4. Simmer for 10-30 minutes to bring the flavors together. Adjust thickness with water if desired.
  5. Serve with desired toppings. Enjoy!
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