Food Recipes Southwestern Chicken Soup 3.6 (1,062) 20 Reviews In 20 minutes, this Southwestern-inspired dish goes from the stovetop to the dinner table. By Real Simple Editors Real Simple Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter An article attributed to "Real Simple Editors" indicates a collaborative effort from our in-house team. Sometimes, several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The REAL SIMPLE team strives to make life easier for you. They are experts in their fields who research, test and clearly explain the best recipes, strategies, trends and products. They have worked for some of the most prestigious brands in lifestyle journalism, including Apartment Therapy, Better Homes & Gardens, Food & Wine, the Food Network, Good Housekeeping, InStyle, Martha Stewart Living, O: The Oprah Magazine, Parents, POPSUGAR, Rachel Ray Every Day, and Vogue. Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on January 9, 2023 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Alexandra Rowley Hands On Time: 5 mins Total Time: 15 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Jump to recipe The next time you need help deciding what to make for dinner on a busy weekday evening, try this southwestern-inspired chicken soup. This dish goes from start to finish in under 20 minutes. It's as simple as it is delicious, starting with a jar of salsa (or substituting homemade salsa if you prefer). After combining the ingredients and simmering, customize the soup with whatever toppings you want, including onions, sour cream, tortilla chips, green onions, or frozen corn. Ingredients 1 12-ounce jar salsa verde 3 cups cooked chicken pieces (1 small deli-counter rotisserie chicken or leftovers) 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained 3 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon ground cumin (optional) 2 green onions, chopped ½ cup sour cream tortilla chips (optional) Directions Empty the salsa into a large saucepan. Cook for 2 minutes over medium-high heat, then add the chicken, beans, broth, and cumin (if desired). Bring to a boil, lower heat to a simmer, and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Top each bowl with a sprinkling of onions, a dollop of sour cream, and some tortilla chips (if desired). For a soupier dish, use 4 cups of broth. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 381 Calories 13g Fat 27g Carbs 35mg Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 381 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 91mg 30% Sodium 668mg 29% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Protein 35g Calcium 124mg 10% Iron 4mg 22% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.