Easy Southwestern Chicken Soup


A great tasting soup I threw together when I was doing Phase 1 on the South Beach® diet. Very filling and satisfying, and even better the next day!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
12 servings


  • 32 ounces chicken broth

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers (such as RO*TEL®)

  • 1 (14 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes

  • 2 (6 ounce) cans chunk white chicken, drained

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Stir chicken broth, black beans, diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, petite diced tomatoes, chicken, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper together in a large pot; bring to a simmer and cook until hot and flavors combine, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
2g Fat
15g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 956mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 8mg 39%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 354mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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