Spicy Three-Bean and Chicken Soup

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Chicken soup just like the doctor ordered—and then some, including fresh chicken plus green, baby lima and cannellini beans souped up with hot and flavorful spices.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen cut green beans
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen baby lima beans
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
3 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained

  • 1 In medium bowl, place chicken. Add chili powder, salt, paprika, garlic powder and onion powder; toss gently to coat. In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until brown.
  • 2 Add all remaining ingredients except cannellini beans. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 45 to 55 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center and flavors are blended.
  • 3 Stir in cannellini beans. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beans are thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Progresso® chicken broth is available in an aseptic carton that is handy to use. Any leftover broth can be stored in the carton in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1130mg
1130%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.