Claire’s Chicken Taco Soup

Claire Hollek, a fellow foodie and great friend of mine, is the taco soup queen.  This recipe takes NO time and is a major hit with everyone…especially our hungry husbands!

Chicken Taco Soup Ingredients
finely chopped onion
olive oil
2 packages of taco seasoning
2 cloves of garlic chopped
2 15-ounce cans of diced tomatoes
2 4-ounce cans of green chilies
3 cups of chicken broth
2 8-ounce cans of green salsa (Claire likes ARIBA Fire Roasted Mexican Green Salsa)
2 15-ounce cans of black beans
2 15-ounce cans of pinto beans
1 rotisserie chicken deboned and shredded

  1. Cook chopped onion in large pot with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Add all other ingredients to pot and let simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.  You can serve immediately, but the flavors get better and better with time…
  3. Garnish with avocado slices and tortilla chips.
Claire's Chicken Taco Soup

Claire's Chicken Taco Soup

Can you believe that’s it?!  As Claire says – if you can open cans, you can make this hearty crowd pleaser…

It’s great right away and great left over – what a beautiful thing.  So many taco/tortilla soup recipes out there are labor-intense and seem to be a bit flavorless.  However, Claire’s Chicken Taco Soup is a POW of flavor that chicken tacos WISHED they tasted like!!  I think it has even more flavor than the Chunky Chicken Tortilla Soup that my mom and I make…I’ll admit it…

Pot of Chicken Taco Soup

Pot of Chicken Taco Soup

Just try it…you’ll like it.

Zach-and-Nathan-o-meter: Our husbands are hunnnngry, meat eatin’ men and they devour this recipe with total satisfaction.  They will eat it for multiple meals back-to-back and we have to convince them to switch it up!

PS – Claire calls this “Bradley Fox’s” Chicken Taco Soup, but I don’t know Mr. Fox…and as far as I’m concerned, this is Claire’s Chicken Taco Soup – and darn good taco soup at that.  Enough said.

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2 responses to “Claire’s Chicken Taco Soup

  1. Just had lunch and saw your pictures….wish I was eating this. Thank you for the recipe!

  2. Double YUM

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