Chicken Fajita Soup

Chicken Fajita Soup

It’s that wonderful time of year when the mercury dips and my thoughts turn to soup.  We absolutely LOVE soup, and I have quite a few really yummy recipes, but, as with everything, soup variety is the spice of life, that’s why I’m super thrilled to bring you this amazing Chicken Fajita Soup recipe.

You can certainly adjust the ingredients and amounts to your liking, because, well, I have to confess, my soups almost always come out what Rachel Ray calls “Stoup”!!!  Too thin to be stew, and too thick to be soup, so she came up with the word stoup, and it fits me to a tee!

I really think that’s okay, because what it means is that if you follow my recipe, you will wind up with a very hearty, filling, delicious and healthy meal that your whole family will enjoy.

So, let’s talk about chicken fajita soup.  Do you like chicken fajitas?  I’ll have to admit, I LOVE them, but with all the carbs and not so healthy ingredients in them, they have not been a part of our healthy eating lifestyle for several years now.  That being said, we really missed the flavor and essence of chicken fajitas, so this soup is a perfectly healthy replacement!

I created a gluten-free super delicious recipe for crackers that would be a perfect complement.   Also, feel free to top this yummy soup with chopped avocado or a dollop of plain Greek yogurt or okay, go ahead and splurge with a dollop of organic grass-fed sour cream.  I won’t tell anyone.

Bon Appetit!

Chicken Fajita Soup

Chicken Fajita Soup

Delicious healthy version of your favorite fajita!
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Crockpot, Southwest
Keyword: chicken fajita, crockpot, nutrition, soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 235kcal
Author: Coach Collette
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb chorizo sausage or other spicy sausage
  • 2 chicken breast boneless, skinless
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium red onion chopped
  • 1 15oz can diced tomatos no salt added
  • 4 C low sodium chicken stock
  • 2 C water
  • 2 15oz can organic black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 TBSP fajita seasoning
  • kosher salt to taste
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 TBSP fresh cilantro plus more for garnish

Instructions

  • Slice sausage and cut chicken into 1 inch pieces, place in crock-pot
  • Chop vegetables, add to crockpot
  • Add rest of the ingredients to crockpot and stir to combine
  • Cook on high for 4-6 hours or on low for 6-8 hours
  • To serve, garnish with chopped cilantro

Notes

You could also garnish with diced avocado and sour cream.
No crockpot?  No problem, simply simmer on the stove top for about 30-45 minutes.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Fajita Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 458mg19%
Potassium 547mg16%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 607IU12%
Vitamin C 33mg40%
Calcium 75mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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