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Southwestern Chicken Soup With Rotini

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Enjoy the great Southwestern Chicken Rotini Soup!
  Uncooked rotini 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Dreamfileds)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Skinless boneless chicken breast halves 3⁄4 Pound, diced
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), chopped
  Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 48 Ounce (Reduced Sodium Fat Free)
  Canned black beans 15 Ounce (Rinsed And Drained)
  Corn 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh / Frozen)
  Jalapeno chiles 2 , seeded and diced
  Chopped cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan.
Meanwhile, in large stockpot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, stirring frequently. Remove with slotted spoon; set aside.
Reduce heat to medium. Add onion; sauté about 2 minutes or until translucent. Stir in garlic, chili powder, cumin and oregano; sauté 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add broth, beans, corn and jalapeños. Increase heat to high; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.
To serve, add half of pasta, chicken and cilantro to soup. Divide remaining pasta, chicken and cilantro among 4 soup bowls. Ladle hot soup into bowls. Top with cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Chicken soup with rotini variation of a famous classical Tex mex soup. This is a simple soup prepared with boneless, skinless chicken breasts, black beans, corn and rotini pasta. The soup is wonderfully flavored with jalapeno peppers, cumin and oregano. This high protein and low carb flavorful soup is a must try!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 574 Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g26.9%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61.8 mg20.6%

Sodium 1479.9 mg61.7%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.3%

Dietary Fiber 14.1 g56.4%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 39 g77.7%

Vitamin A 62.9% Vitamin C 28.2%

Calcium 36.8% Iron 37.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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