Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup
Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
This Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup is easy and quick to make.  Made with mixed veggies, including peas, corn, green beans, carrots, onions, fresh chopped garlic and shredded chicken breast in a delicious chicken broth and topped with fresh cilantro and avocado cubes. 
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Low Carb, Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 275 kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts boiled
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 32 ounces chicken broth
  • 15 ounce can mixed vegetables
  • 2 cloves of fresh garlic finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (or more if you like a little more spiciness in your soup)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 avocado (optional) cut in half, pitted and cut into cubes for topping
Instructions
  1. Add about 2-3 cups of water to a pot and place over medium heat.  When water is almost boiling add chicken breasts and cook for 15-20 minutes.


    Remove from pot and shred chicken pulling apart with two forks.  

  2. While chicken is cooking you can start preparing soup.  


    Add 2 tablespoons of oil to a pot over medium heat. Add chopped onions and stir. Let onions cook until they are translucent. Then proceed to add chopped garlic and cook for another minute stirring garlic and onions around pot with a spoon.

  3. Add the chicken broth, can of veggie mix, cilantro and cayenne pepper.  Lower heat and cook together for 10 minutes.


    Add a little bit of salt to taste.  Taste soup and see if would like more salt.


  4. Add shredded chicken to soup and cook for another 10 minutes.


    Serve soup in bowls and top with avocado cubes.


    Enjoy!


Recipe Notes

You can also add more chopped cilantro if you really enjoy the cilantro flavor in your soup like I do.

Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 275 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 1012mg 42%
Potassium 844mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 110%
Vitamin C 35.8%
Calcium 4.9%
Iron 10.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.