Chicken Lime Soup

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes un-drained
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle chili peppers or to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast meat
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup lime juice Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


  • In a large saucepan, combine first 6 ingredients (tomatoes through bay leaf) over medium-high heat; cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chicken, broth and lime juice. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Remove and discard bay leaf. Season soup with salt and pepper and top each serving with chopped cilantro.


NUTRITION: per serving: 183 Calories; 4g Fat; 27g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 40mg Cholesterol; 1025mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure tomatoes and broth are gluten free.
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