Mexican Chicken Mason Jar Soup

In Main Dish, Recipes, Soup by Tanya1 Comment

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Click the photo to jump straight to the recipe.  The inspiration for this recipe was a white chili recipe that was supposed to be super easy.  It didn’t turn out like I thought, so this new recipe was born!!  It’s kinda nice when a flop of one idea leads you to a whole new idea!

The only thing that needed cooked for this recipe is chicken, but I already had some Mexican Shredded Chicken in my freezer!  Since I was making this soup to eat for lunch, I didn’t think there was any point in heating it up just to put it back in the fridge for the next day.  I tried several containers before it hit me that my large mason jars would work perfectly!!

In Jar

I used the quart size (32oz) wide mouth jars.  If you can’t find them locally, Amazon has a huge selection.  Click here to see the jars that I am using.  All you  have to do is measure a few ingredients into each jar, and you’re done!!

This is a really big serving.  It barely fit in my bowl.  You could definitely split it into 8 smaller servings if you wanted soup and something else.  I did eat just the soup and found it completely satisfying and filling.  And I enjoy having a huge bowl of something but staying in my points+ budget!!


Mexican Chicken Mason Jar Soup
 
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This huge serving of soup is filling enough to be a full meal!
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 6 cups 99% fat free chicken broth
  • 4 servings Mexican Shredded Chicken, thawed
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) great northern beans
  • 1 jar (15.5 oz) salsa verde (medium)
  • 2 cups corn
Instructions
  1. Open 4 quart size (32 oz) mason jars.
  2. Add 1½ cups of chicken broth to each jar.
  3. Add 1 serving of Mexican shredded chicken to each jar.
  4. Drain and rinse the can of great northern beans.
    Divide them into 4 servings and add one serving of beans to each jar.
  5. Divide the salsa verde evenly across the four jars (about 6 Tbsp per jar).
  6. Add ½ cup corn to each jar.
  7. Close each jar and shake it to mix the ingredients.
  8. Store in fridge until ready to eat.
    Heat in microwave for 3 minutes just before eating.
Notes
7 Points+
If you choose to make this into 8 small servings instead of 4 large servings, it would be 4 Points+ rather than 3.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 jar Calories: 333 Fat: 4.6 Carbohydrates: 38.5 Fiber: 11 Protein: 32.4
 

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