Southwest Chicken Black Bean Soup

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Jamie Renee

An extremely flavorful way to combine chicken and the ever growing popularity of black beans. Lots of flavor and a great thick broth. Its very healthy for you too! Serve with Crunchy Strips.

Top Review by KeyWee

This soup is spicy and delicious! I didn't change anything except to add two cans of diced tomatoes (I just like lots of them!) instead of one. For the seasoning salt I used Tony Chachere's Creole seasoning - yum - this kicked up the heat a bit - perfect! My only complaint is that the recipe didn't make enough - will probably double next time. And I haven't tried it with the "Crunchy Strips" yet - I will really be hooked on it then!! Thanks, CV7!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sized skillet cook chicken that's been seasoned with seasoned salt until done and no longer pink.
  2. Dice and set aside.
  3. Finely chop bell peppers, onion and jalapeño slices in food processor or by hand if you like larger pieces.
  4. Combine all peppers, onion and jalapeño and add lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
  5. Melt margarine in a large stock pot.
  6. Sauté pepper and onion mixture until soft.
  7. Add can of crushed tomatoes, stirring.
  8. Add three cans of black beans, undrained.
  9. Add chicken to pot, stirring carefully; then add chicken broth to soup and stir.
  10. Next, add bay leaf, about a teaspoon of season salt, tarragon and cinnamon.
  11. Let simmer until flavors are combined and peppers and onion are soft and tender about one hour, or until it smells so good you cannot wait.
  12. Serve with Recipe #43730.

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