Buffalo Chicken Soup

Servings 4 Serves


  • 1 tablespoon ghee or use coconut oil
  • 2 medium stalks celery chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 3 cups low sodium chicken broth or use homemade turkey broth
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast meat cooked and chopped, or use leftover turkey
  • 3 tablespoons buffalo hot sauce your favorite (make sure it’s paleo friendly!)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook and chop chicken (if not using leftover turkey).
  • Melt the ghee or oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Raise heat to medium-high and add celery, onion and garlic; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining ingredients, except cilantro.
  • Bring mixture to a low boil then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes; serve topped with chopped cilantro.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A relish tray of baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, celery and jicama sticks and cucumber spears.
NUTRITION: per serving: 196 Calories; 5g Fat; 29g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 58mg Cholesterol; 1626mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 5
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