This has been my go to staple soup recipe lately. I have been working to change our families eating habits to less processed foods and more veggies. My kids aren’t thrilled about this change but, this recipe is one I seem to get them to eat and it is so easy to make. This can be adapted for whatever vegetables you might have on hand. I probably make this slightly different every time depending on what I have or feel like. You can use fresh vegetables, canned veggies or a combination of both.
Grab your soup pot or your slow cooker and begin dumping ingredients.
1 carton Vegetable or Chicken Broth
2 cups cooked chicken shredded or cubed
1 zucchini cut up
1 can corn drained
1 can beans – kidney, black beans, pinto beans, etc. drained
1 can green beans drained
Approx. 1 cup chopped carrots
Approx. 2 stalks chopped celery
Approx. 1 cup Salsa depending on your liking
Optional add 1 can or fresh cut up tomatoes’
I also add spices to season if I don’t have Salsa but no specific amounts like White Pepper, Chili Powder, Cumin, Oregano, Garlic Powder or Onion Powder or any of your other favorite soup spices.
Bring everything to a boil and cook until veggies are done. I then turn heat down and sometimes add a small amount of cheese or milk to make it creamy but, completely optional as well.
I’ve also added cooked pasta or omitted the chicken. This recipe is so versatile and so easy to throw together last minute. I hope it gives you some inspiration to make a yummy and healthy soup for your family.
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