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Creamy Green Chile Soup
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Creamy Green Chile Chicken Soup Recipe

Your family will love this tasty Green Chile Chicken Soup Recipe! It uses common ingredients and doesn’t take you all day to make!
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword green chile chicken soup recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 440kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 large onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 large ribs celery diced
  • 7 oz whole fire roasted green chiles drained & diced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 large carrots peeled and finely diced
  • 1 cup frozen sweet corn
  • 2 cups diced roasted chicken optional
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour optional

toppings:

  • grated cheddar cheese
  • chopped cilantro
  • broken tortilla chips

Instructions

  • Heat large pot over medium heat. Melt butter and saute onions and celery until onions are translucent, 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and green chiles and saute 3 minutes. Pour in chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper and bring to boil.
  • Cover pot with well fitting lid and reduce to simmer. Simmer soup 10-15 minutes and then remove from heat. Using an immersion blender, puree soup and return to heat. Stir in carrots and cook until softened, about 5 minutes {I cut mine pretty small}. Stir in corn and chicken.
  • Place flour into small bowl and slowly whisk in cream to prevent lumps. {If there seems to be lumps, you can always pour it through a strainer first!} Pour this mixture into hot soup and cook until it thickens slightly. Taste and readjust seasonings adding more salt and pepper, if needed.
  • Serve hot with any desired toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 1632mg | Potassium: 709mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2326IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 3mg