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4 Chicken Soups to Beat the Winter Cold

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This mouth-watering soup is not only bursting with color - it's teeming with lots of nutrients and flavor. It's totally worth the time it takes to make it, with a delicious chicken breast and lots of fresh, natural ingredients - this is a hearty soup that will not only keep you warm but well-fed and well-fueled!

Click here for a homemade chicken broth recipe.

Chicken broth - 2.5 cans (14.5 oz.) (low-sodium)
Petite diced tomatoes - 1 can (14.5 oz.)
Yellow onion - 3/4 cup (finely chopped)
Garlic - 4 cloves (pressed through a garlic crusher)
Chili powder - 2 1/2 tsp.
Ground cumin - 1 1/2 tsp.
Paprika - 3/4 tsp.
Ground coriander - 1/2 tsp.
Salt and Pepper - to taste
Chicken breast - 1.5 lbs (boneless and skinless)
Black beans - 1 can (14.5 oz.) (drained and rinsed)
Frozen corn - 1 1/2 cups
Lime juice - 1 tbsp. (fresh)
Cilantro - 1/4 cup (chopped, fresh)
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

For a more satisfying version of the classic chicken soup, this one uses orzo pasta and is complete with a lemony tinge, making it all the more irresistible. What's more, this lemony broth is chockfull of hearty veggies, which will be great for your health. You can have it for lunch or dinner as a filling and satisfying meal. 

Ingredients for Lemon Chicken Orzo:
Chicken thighs - 1 lbs. (boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch chunks)
Olive oil - 2 tbsp. (divided)
Kosher salt - to taste
Black pepper - to taste (freshly ground)
Garlic - 3 cloves (minced)
Onion - 1 (diced)
Carrots - 3 (peeled and diced)
Celery - 2 stalks (diced)
Dried Thyme - 1/2 tsp.
Chicken stock - 5 cups
Orzo Pasta - 3/4 cup (uncooked )
Rosemary - 1 sprig
Lemon juice - of 1 lemon
Parsley leaves - 2 tsp. (chopped fresh )
Chicken Posole

The kind of soup you literally can't live without. Apart from tasting great, it's also very versatile - our recipe leaves you open to top it with any delicious raw toppings of your choice, such as avocado or cheese.  It's a simple, flavorful Mexican-inspired soup that's filled with fresh ingredients. It's also easy to make and is incredibly hearty and healthy.

Ingredients for Chicken Posole:
Olive oil - 2 tbsp.
Onion - 1 (chopped)
Garlic - 3 (chopped)
Chili powder - 1 tbsp.
Oregano - 1 tbsp.
Brown sugar - 1 tbsp.
Masa corn flour - 1/4 cup
Chicken stock - 2 quarts
Salt - 2 tbsp.
Hominy - 3 (15 oz.) cans (alternative: chickpeas or corn)
Cooked Chicken - 4 cups (diced or shredded)
Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup

This divine soup meets all the expectations expected of a chicken soup. It's thick and creamy, and on top of all this - it takes only half an hour to make, from the start of preparation to serving!  This amazingly cozy soup can re-fuel you instantly on those cold winter days. The goodness of mushrooms will linger in your taste buds long after you have finished slurping the soup down.

Ingredients for Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup:
Olive oil - 1 tbsp.
Chicken thighs - 8 oz. (boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch chunks)
Garlic - 3 cloves (minced)
Kosher salt - to taste
Ground black pepper - to taste (fresh)
Unsalted butter - 2 tbsp.
Cremini mushroom - 8 oz. (thinly sliced)
Onion - 1 (diced)
Carrots - 3 (peeled and diced)
All-Purpose flour - 1/4 cup
Dried Thyme - 1/2 tsp.
Chicken stock - 4 cups
Half and Half - 1/2 cup (or more, as needed)
Parsley leaves - 2 tbsp. (chopped )
Rosemary - 1 sprig
Celery - 2 stalks (diced)
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