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Chicken tomatillo soup

Recipe Information

Servings 8
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 4 Hours
Total Time 4 Hours, 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chicken; Tomatillo; White Beans
Category Beans & Legumes; Fruit; Poultry; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish
Subtype Soup
Cuisine Latin American; Mexican
Cook Method Slow Cooker
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; High Fiber; High Protein; Gluten Free


  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 2 cups chicken broth 

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 10-15 tomatillos, chopped

  • 1 sweet green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 bunch cilantro, washed and chopped

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 2 cups white beans, cooked



  • Add chicken, chicken broth, onion and garlic to slow cooker and cook on the low setting for 3-4 hours.

  • Meanwhile, cook the tomatillos and peppers in water for 10 minutes or until soft.

  • Puree the tomatillos, peppers, lime juice and cilantro in a blender. Add this mixture to the crock pot.

  • Add the prepared beans to the crock pot and cook on low until it reaches the desired consistency.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 271 cal

  • Total fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 69mg

  • Sodium: 476mg

  • Carbohydrate: 25g

  • Fiber: 5g

  • Protein: 36g