Absolutely Wonderful Chicken Vegetable Soup

Absolutely Wonderful Chicken Vegetable Soup

It’s getting colder outside and that means it is time for hearty soups to warm you up! This chicken vegetable soup recipe is simple, delicious, and healthy. Give it a try!
This post includes an image of the soup in a pot with vegetables floating on top.
prep: 30 mins cook: 1 hr 45 mins total: 1 hr 75 mins Servings: 15 Yield: 15 servings


1 large yellow bell pepper, chopped

10 roma (plum) tomatoes, quartered

1 onion, sliced

1 whole chicken

3 yellow squash, chopped

7 carrots, chopped

1 chayote squash, chopped

4 potatoes, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste

1 tablespoon tomato bouillon with chicken flavoring (such as Knorr®)

1 large green bell pepper, chopped

3 zucchinis, chopped

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, or to taste (Optional)

1 large red bell pepper, chopped


Put chicken, onion, and garlic in a large stockpot with enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Cook until the chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 1 hour. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Drain and reserve liquid. Set chicken aside to cool. Remove and discard bones from chicken. Chop the chicken meat.

Put tomatoes in a large stockpot with enough water to just cover; add carrots, potatoes, zucchinis, yellow squash, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red bell pepper, and chayote squash. Bring the water to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.

Pour reserved chicken stock into the pot. Stir chopped chicken, cilantro, and tomato bouillon into the liquid. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook another 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 275 calories; protein 10.8g; carbohydrates 20g; fat 17.3g; cholesterol 32.2mg; sodium 64mg.

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