Vegetable Soup with Chicken and Tomatillos Recipe

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Ryan Rhodes Modified: March 25, 2022
Vegetable Soup with Chicken and Tomatillos Recipe

How To Make Vegetable Soup with Chicken and Tomatillos

Filling, hearty, and flavorful, this vegetable soup is loaded with veggies, spices, and shredded chicken for a Mexican twist on this comforting bowl.

Preparation: 45 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



  • 2lbschicken breast,skinless boneless, cut into halves
  • 4celery stalks,chopped
  • 1large onion,chopped
  • 4cubes chicken bouillon
  • 32ozvegetable broth,(3 containers)
  • 4cupsfresh green beans,trimmed and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 14ozdiced tomatoes with green chiles,(2 cans)
  • 2cupsfresh tomatillos,chopped
  • 6clovesgarlic,minced
  • 4small zucchini,cubed
  • 2medium jalapeno peppers,finely chopped
  • 2medium Spanish onions,chopped
  • 2medium green bell peppers,chopped
  • 1medium poblano pepper,chopped
  • 2tspfresh oregano,chopped
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 4red peppers,roasted
  • 2tbspchipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2cupsfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 4tbspfresh lime juice
  • tspsalt


  1. Place chicken, celery, onion, and chicken bouillon into a large soup pot and add water just to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to low and let simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until chicken breasts are no longer pink in the centers.

  2. Transfer chicken to a plate and shred into medium-size pieces using 2 forks. Set aside.

  3. Add vegetable broth, green beans, diced tomatoes with chiles, tomatillos, garlic, zucchini, jalapeno peppers, onions, bell peppers, poblano pepper, oregano, and cumin to the pot.

  4. Puree roasted red peppers and chipotle peppers in adobo in a blender or food processor; add to soup and stir to combine. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in shredded chicken.

  5. Reduce heat to low and let simmer, partly covered, for 30 minutes. Stir in cilantro, lime juice, and salt.

  6. Serve warm and enjoy.


  • Calories: 100.86kcal
  • Fat: 3.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.89g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.43g
  • Fiber: 2.32g
  • Sugar: 3.96g
  • Protein: 9.45g
  • Cholesterol: 24.30mg
  • Sodium: 405.32mg
  • Calcium: 36.66mg
  • Potassium: 360.81mg
  • Iron: 1.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 67.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 51.47mg
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