Soup’s on! This low-calorie Southwest Chicken Soup is a favorite recipe from the kitchen of Chris Freytag. Not only is it low-calorie, but it’s packed with flavor and comes together in a pinch! This recipe is also dairy free and gluten free, unless you want to add a little shredded cheese or sour cream at the end. Each serving has less than 300 calories, but 13 grams of protein, meaning it will fill you up without filling you out.
When you’re starting a journey to better health, fitness is just one half of the equation. The truth is, you also need to make better food choices that are lower-calorie but still have enough protein and proper nutrients to fully satiate you. You want to feel satisfied after a meal; not like you are starving and counting down the minutes until the next meal. We want to bring you tasty, easy meals that do just that, and this Southwest Chicken Soup is no exception!
You just need a handful of ingredients, many of which you might already have lying around. You’ll need simple pantry staples like chicken stock, salsa, chili powder, black beans, and more. You’ll also need shredded chicken; but if you’re a vegetarian, it’s super easy to leave out the chicken, too.
Making this comforting Southwest Chicken Soup is as simple as combining your ingredients together, stirring, and letting it simmer for a while. After that, you’re ready to serve it up! You can top with your favorite soup or chili toppings, like tortilla chips or a little shredded cheese. This delicious soup packs a little kick, so it’s full of flavor and sure to satisfy your craving for tasty Mexican food! Give this recipe a try and see how easy it is to make a delicious meal that’s good for you, uses real ingredients, and is big on protein but low on calories!
Find the written recipe here!