Spicy Chicken Bean Soup

Fall is officially here in NH, in the 60’s, sweatshirts are out & leggings are a staple so the crockpot has officially been whipped out. If you don’t have one, I love this one cause you can put it on the stove top to brown the onions/ garlic…If you’re willing to spend a bit more, this one w/ the cast iron insert is larger and could be put in the oven too!

Ok on to the recipe…whip out your blanket scarves & football attire cause this soup would be the PERFECT for football sunday or post apple picking dinner with the fam.

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Spicy Chicken Bean Soup

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REAL LIFE: Excuse the photo, roughing it around here until I get all my beautiful cutting boards & backdrops unpacked…I give it MONTHS ;)

Ingredients:

  • 3 jalapeno peppers, diced & browned

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1 whole yellow onion, browned

  • 1 tbsp cumin

  • 1 1/4 lb organic free range boneless skinless chicken breast

  • 1 small can roasted chilies

  • 2 cans cannelini beans, drained & rinsed

  • 2 cans corn drained & rinsed

  • 2 cans black beans, drained & rinsed

  • 2 cups unsalted chicken stock

  • salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Add cast iron crock pot to stove on medium high, add in olive oil. **Steps 1 & 2 can be skipped & if you’re feelin’ lazy just throw the garlic, jalapeno & onion in the bottom of the crockpot, no need to brown

  2. Dice onion, garlic & jalapeno, add to crock pot & cook until browned.

  3. Return insert to crockpot holder.

  4. Add in chicken breasts to bottom of crock pot.

  5. Add in Cumin & roasted red chilies

  6. Drain and rinse corn & beans and add to crock pot

  7. Top with chicken stock & salt & pepper.

  8. Enjoy!

xo,

Lauren