Chicken Tomatillo Soup

Chicken Tomatillo Soup
Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 4
This tasty Chicken Tomatillo Soup is packed full of spices and vegetables making it both hearty and delicious!
  • 4 large chicken breast
  • 10-12 small tomatillos
  • 1 Fresno or Anaheim pepper sliced thin
  • 1 jalapeño sliced (slit and leave whole for a milder soup)
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro chopped (reserve half for topping)
  • 4 C chicken broth
  • 1 large lemon halted
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 4 limes juiced
  • 1 small can of chopped chilies
  • 3 stalks celery sliced
  • 1 T chili powder
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 T paprika
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large avocado, optional
  • ½ c shredded goat cheddar
  1. Remove husk from tomatillos.
  2. Slice lemon in half and use to wash tomatillos and rinse with water.
  3. Add all but 2 tomatillos to food processor and blend.
  4. Pour into crockpot along with chicken, chicken broth, peppers, diced chilies, diced onion, sliced celery, ½ the chopped cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper.
  5. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8.
  6. Serve with your favorite toppings such as avocado and cheese.


Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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