Thursday, June 30, 2011

Our soup of the day is cold

What can you do with 1 1/2 lbs of chicken and those cans in your pantry? Make soup!

This soup is also good cold. which is nice when the weather is so hot.

2 Cups of chicken stock
1 1/2 lbs chicken-chopped
1/2 green bell pepper-chopped
1/2 red onion-chopped
1 can whole kernel corn
1 can pinto beans
1 can diced tomatoes
1/2 chipotle pepper chopped
1/2 cup green chili sauce
1 T chili power
1 T salt
2 T olive oil




Brown the chicken in a large skillet with the olive oil. add 1/2 t salt and the chili powder. In a crock pot add, broth, onion garlic, both peppers, tomatoes, corn, and beans.
Add chicken and simmer 8 hours. add the other 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

Cook rice acording to package directions.

serve with 1/4 cup of rice, and 1 cup of soup. add a dollup of sour cream if desired.