Southwestern Chicken and White Bean Soup Recipe -
Southwestern Chicken and White Bean Soup Recipe
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Southwestern Chicken and White Bean Soup

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"After a long day, come home to this savory soup, made in the slow cooker with tender chicken, white beans, sweet corn and salsa."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    8 hrs

    8 hrs 15 mins


  1. Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until it's well browned, stirring often.
  2. Stir the chicken, broth, salsa, garlic, cumin, beans, corn and onion in a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker. Add the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours* or until the chicken is cooked through.
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  • *Or on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 03, 2008

This soup is cooking right now. It looks/smells good. I needed to alter the recipe because there didn't appear to be enough liquid. I had to double both the salsa and the chicken broth. I dont think the measurements are correct

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 23, 2009

Needed some salt. Otherwise, quick and easy.

Jan 08, 2009

I thought this was a really good base recipe, but I made some changes. I thought it was a bit bland, so I added extra salsa, some green chiles, some cayenne pepper and a couple carrots. Also, I served it over a bed of rice covered in a little cheddar cheese. It was awesome. Even my picky 5 year old ate it!

Jan 14, 2010

Absolutey Awesome !!! I give 5 star ratings quite often because that's usually the rating that the recipes on Allrecipes are that I pick to try. But this one is outstanding. So very simple and S-o-o-o-o very tasty. Two thumbs up !!! The only thing different was I used 3 cans of beans 'cause we're bean lovers and my wife threw in some Corn Tortilla chips and it turned into a tortilla soup. This will be a fixture in our house for many years to come.

Nov 21, 2008

i change the cubed chicken to shreaded chicken(boiled in chicken broth) and garnished with jack cheese

Jan 06, 2009

Super delicious and easy. Following the suggestion of another reviewer I shredded the chicken and doubled the liquids and it came out perfect. Put a little cheddar cheese on top, a dollop of lite sour cream and some cilantro. This will become one of my regular recipes.

Dec 23, 2008

Followed directions mainly but added 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper and chopped cilantro for garnish and it was great. Felt unsure about the recipe having flavor but I was very suprised. My husband ate all the leftovers

Jul 27, 2009

DELICIOUS! I made this soup for my niece who is watching her weight...and now I have to make it for her almost weekly. She and her boyfriend LOVE it!! I added cilantro at the end and WOW, what a dish! I cooked it on the stovetop slowly and it thickened a bit...thanks for a healthy, delicious recipe. Annie T., Bklyn, NY


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  • Calories
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.8 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 6.2 g
  • 25%
  • Protein
  • 21.8 g
  • 44%
  • Sodium
  • 626 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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