Hearty Chipotle Chicken Soup

Staff Writer
Hearty Chipotle Chicken Soup
Taste of HOme

For the cold weather, warm up to this soup. The chipotle adds an extra kick to the tender chicken. 

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 Cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 30 Ounces pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Cups frozen corn
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, seeded and minced
  • 2 Teaspoons adobo sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 2 Cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 Cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/4 Cup minced fresh cilanro


In a Dutch oven, saute onion in oil until tender.

Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the broth, beans, tomatoes, corn, chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, cumin and pepper. Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes. Stir in chicken; heat through. 

Garnish with sour cream; sprinkle with cilantro.

Chipotle Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chipotle Chicken Cooking Tip

Legs take longer than breasts to cook. For more consistent results, mark the chicken on the grill and then finish cooking them in an oven.