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.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3/4
pound boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast halves
3
cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
1
can (15 to 16 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
1
can (14 1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1
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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
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.