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Chipotle Chicken Bean and Lime Soup

Chipotle Chicken Bean Lime Soup, is a twist on chicken chili - so good with the chipotle chilis and lime!


  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 2 garlic cloves (sliced thin)
  • 3 chicken tenderloins (cut into 1/2 inch pieces)
  • 1 chipotle chile* (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tbs chipotle sauce from the can
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 15 oz. can white beans (drained)
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro torn into 1/2 or smaller pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • tortilla chips


  • In a large saucepan pour your oil and heat over high heat for a minute
  • Add your onions and garlic, saute until slightly browned
  • Add your chicken and cook throughout until golden, stirring frequently
  • Add your tomato sauce and chicken broth
  • Stir in your chipotle chile and sauce
  • Add your beans and stir
  • Simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes to incorporate all the flavors, stirring frequently
  • Add your lime juice and cilantro
  • Sprinkle in salt and pepper (to your taste)
  • Serve in bowls, top with avocado slices and tortillas


*you will use 1 chipotle chile from the can of chilis - if you want it spicier add more