Southwestern Chicken Soup

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Registered: 02-06-2004
Southwestern Chicken Soup
Fri, 03-05-2010 - 9:17am


Southwestern Chicken Soup

10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 7 hours
Ingredients

* 1-1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
* 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil
* 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
* 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
* 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
* 1 medium onion, chopped
* 1 medium green pepper, chopped
* 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
* 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
* 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt, optional
* 1 teaspoon ground cumin
* 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

* In a large skillet, saute the chicken in oil until lightly browned. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker with a slotted spoon. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours. Stir before serving. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium broth and without seasoned salt) equals 144 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch.







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