8-Can Chicken Soup

Step into a world of effortless culinary delight with this W-W 8-Can Chicken Soup—a recipe that transforms simplicity into a comforting and flavorful bowl of goodness. Crafted for convenience without compromising on nutrition, this soup seamlessly integrates a variety of canned ingredients to create a hearty and satisfying meal.

The foundation of this soup relies on the harmony of canned goods, featuring reduced-fat condensed cream of chicken soup and low-sodium chicken broth as the base. A symphony of textures and flavors unfolds as canned corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, canned chicken breast, green beans, and carrots join the mix. The canned ingredients not only offer a time-saving advantage but also ensure a rich and diverse blend of nutrients.

Seasoning becomes a personal touch, with options to add diced onions, garlic powder, cumin, or chili powder, allowing for a customizable flavor profile to suit individual preferences. A brief simmering on the stove allows the ingredients to meld, creating a cohesive and delicious ensemble that captures the essence of homemade comfort.

Served hot and steaming, each spoonful of this 8-Can Chicken Soup becomes a journey through layers of savory goodness. Whether you’re pressed for time or seeking a nourishing meal within the framework of your W-W plan, this recipe stands as a testament to the idea that simplicity can indeed be the key to a fulfilling and health-conscious dining experience. Enjoy the convenience and heartiness of this soup as it effortlessly aligns with your wellness journey.

8-Can Chicken Soup

15 minutes to prepare serves 6-8


  • 1 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz.) can sweet corn kernels, drained
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (12.5 oz.) can chicken breast, drained and shredded
  • 1/2 (15 oz.) can green enchilada sauce (or 1, 10 oz. can)
  • 1 (4 oz.) can diced green chiles
  • 1 (14 oz.) can low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (1 oz.) packet taco seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, optional
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Garnish options: sour cream, tortilla chips, avocado


  1. Place pinto beans, black beans, corn, tomatoes, chicken, enchilada sauce, green chiles and chicken broth in a large stock pot over medium-high.
  2. Stir in taco seasoning, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder and onion powder, then add salt and pepper, if desired. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to low and let simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until desired thickness is reached.
  4. Serve hot, garnished with sour cream, tortilla strips and avocado. Enjoy!

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