Border Chicken and Bean Soup

Border Chicken and Bean Soup

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Taco seasoning provides a simple addition to this wholesome chicken and bean soup that's ready in 30 minutes. Perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

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pound boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast halves
cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
can (15 to 16 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
can (14 1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
envelope (1 ounce) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1 1/2
teaspoons sugar
  1. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch pieces. Spray 4-quart Dutch oven with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in Dutch oven about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered about 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
Makes 6 servings
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 830mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.