White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe

White bean soup moves to another level with the addition of chicken and salsa.

Spring 2015

  • Salsa adds a bit of a kick to this savory Southwestern Chicken and White Bean Soup Recipe.
    Photo by Fotolia/JJAVA

Yield: 4 servings

Southwestern Chicken and White Bean Soup


• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
• 3/4 cup chopped onion
• 3 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 teaspoon ground cumin
• 1 can (14 ounces) chicken broth
• 1 cup chunky salsa
• 1 can (15 ounces) small white beans, rinsed and drained
• 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn


1. Heat oil in a stockpot over medium heat for 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until browned, stirring often. Stir in onion, garlic and cumin, and cook until onion is tender. Add broth, salsa, beans and corn, and bring to a boil.

2. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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