Fajita Chicken Soup (Gluten-Free)

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When fresh tomatoes and bell peppers are abundant, keep it simple with this gluten-free fajita chicken soup. A robust Mexican style summer soup light enough for warm weather, but still hearty to satisfy that hunger feeling. Serve with a slice of gluten-free crusty bread or our fabulous gluten-free cheesy Mexican corn bread

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 red, orange or yellow bell peppers, seeded and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced (optional)
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tsp. GF chili powder
  • 1 tsp. GF paprika
  • 1 tsp. GF ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. GF dried oregano
  • 4 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped (the riper, the more flavourful)
  • 1 lb. Skinless, boneless chicken, breast or thigh
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans low sodium black beans, rinse and drain or 3 3/4 cups cooked black beans
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa or rice
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar or fresh lime juice
  • Optional toppings: cheddar cheese, avocado, green onions, jalapeno peppers, sour cream
  • Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat. Add peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes until soft, stirring often
  • Stir in chili powder, paprika, cumin, oregano and tomatoes. Cook for 2 minutes while stirring, for the flavours to develop
  • Add chicken broth, chicken and black beans. Season with salt and pepper, cover and cook over medium-low heat for 20 minutes
  • Remove the chicken and place on a plate, then shred and return to the pot with corn, quinoa/rice and apple cider vinegar/lime juice. Cook over medium heat for 3 more minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed
  • Serve hot with desired toppings


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