Andy's South-West Chicken Soup (Atkins-Low Carb)

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by altenos

I came up with this recipe during my first phase of Atkins and I needed a break from straight meat and green beans (God, would I love a piece of pizza right now) Nevertheless, I basically just used what I had available at the time, however, my roommate tried this soup and thought it was great. So, I thought I would share it with the rest of you.

Top Review by Tinkerbell

Wow! This is the best soup we've made in months! I used recipe #209677 & replaced the butter with spray + 1 TBL of margarine. I made as directed, except I just let it simmer on the stove for the same amount of time it took to cook the barley I added. (I'm on a low-fat/heart smart diet) This soup was absolutely delicious! Some of the best recipes are simply the ingredients we have on hand. Thank you, Chef #389904 for sharing your recipe! :) Made for the Photo Forum's November Casseroles tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut chicken breast into chunks, sized to your liking (bite-size).
  2. Sauté bell pepper, garlic and onion in butter.
  3. Add chicken to the pan with bell pepper, garlic, onion, and butter. (season to taste) cook chicken just to to the point where it begins to change color (cooked-color).
  4. Preheat crock pot and add chicken stock, tomatoes, green chilies and the remaining ingredients from the pan.
  5. Stir in taco or chili seasoning.
  6. Set crock pot to high for around 45 minutes and reduce heat to low until ready to serve.
  7. Garnish with sharp cheddar and sour cream.
  8. NOTE: If you would like a little thicker more chili like consistency, cook uncovered, and maybe add a small can of tomato paste.
  9. (Options for non-Atkins users).
  10. Beans (should help for a thicker consistency).
  11. Rice.
  12. Garnish with corn chips.

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