Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup

Amazing Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe - Low Fat, Gluten Free, & Low Carb Option!Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup, a zesty low fat, gluten free meal with an easy low carb option!

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I just can’t get enough soup this time of year. Neither can my family. They would eat soup every day, if I made it for them.

Any soup is a good idea when it’s so frigid outside. Yet we especially love soups with bold flavors and spices!

Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe - Low Fat, Gluten Free, & Low Carb Option!

Today’s Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe is a meal you can enjoy all through the winter months, even when you are watching your diet.

It’s low fat, gluten free, and only has good carbs from black beans and brown rice. However, if you want to make a low carb option, just take out the rice.

Making Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe - Low Fat, Gluten Free, & Low Carb Option!

If you love tortilla soup, Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup offers the same type of comforting Mexican appeal, with a unique taste and texture.

Top it with reduced fat cheese, scallion, and fresh avocado, for a dinner that will make you say OLE!

Simple Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe - Low Fat, Gluten Free, & Low Carb Option!

This Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe makes a large batch. Enjoy it tonight, and freeze the rest for a busy night next week!

Best "Skinny" Chicken Fajita Soup Recipe - Low Fat, Gluten Free, & Low Carb Option!

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45 comments on “Skinny Chicken Fajita Soup

  1. Jenposted January 20, 2017 at 7:59 am Reply

    I know what’s for dinner tonight!!

  2. Gailaposted January 20, 2017 at 8:08 am Reply

    What a great idea! this soup sounds perfect!

  3. Maria Lichtyposted January 20, 2017 at 10:14 am Reply

    Sounds like a  great family dinner!

  4. Heather Christoposted January 20, 2017 at 2:27 pm Reply

    the flavors in this are fantastic!

  5. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted January 21, 2017 at 10:54 am Reply

    Yum! Love chicken fajita soup! :)

  6. Marla Meridithposted January 22, 2017 at 7:07 pm Reply

    LOVE this skinny soup!

    Rating: 5
  7. Savita @ Chef De Homeposted January 26, 2017 at 5:36 pm Reply

    Such a bowl of comfort!

  8. Rachelposted February 8, 2017 at 8:23 pm Reply

    This looks great! When I add the chicken, do I add it raw? 

    • Sommerposted February 9, 2017 at 8:38 pm Reply

      Hi Rachel,

      Yes, add the chicken raw. It will cook as the soup simmers. :)

  9. Jenposted February 21, 2017 at 7:54 pm Reply

    Calories per serving please?

    • Haleighposted May 15, 2017 at 2:48 am Reply

      I wondered the same thing too so I went to a recipe calorie calculator and it says this makes 6 servings with each serving being 316 cal!

      • Allysonposted July 22, 2017 at 3:49 pm

        What calorie calculator did you use? myfitnesspal shows it is 545 calories

  10. Marcelaposted February 22, 2017 at 7:40 pm Reply

    I can freeze this, right? Thanks!

    • Sommer Collierposted March 1, 2017 at 7:06 pm Reply

      Hi Marcela,

      Yes, it freezes rather well!

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  12. Chelseaposted February 28, 2017 at 8:26 am Reply

    This sounds awesome. Have you ever done it in the crockpot?

    • Sommerposted March 1, 2017 at 7:07 pm Reply

      Hi Chelsea,

      You can make it in the crockpot, but you do need to sauté the onions in a skillet first.

  13. Colleen Sykesposted March 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm Reply

    Does anyone know how many carbs per serving this skinny fajita soup is?

    Thank you!

    • Caitlynposted March 30, 2017 at 8:50 pm Reply

      I made this without the rice and without the black beans (and it was delicious even without them!) and also only used one carton of chicken stock and a large can of diced tomatoes. My carb tracker totalled 10g for a pretty hefty size bowl (412g).

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  15. Lizposted March 11, 2017 at 9:53 pm Reply

    Hi.   Just made this soup; easy and we loved it.  Will be making again.   Thanks for sharing.  

    Rating: 5
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  17. Karlaposted March 19, 2017 at 10:54 am Reply

    This is just what I was looking for!  Thank you!!  Looks delish!  

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  19. Julia Nposted May 4, 2017 at 9:22 pm Reply

    Made this tonight… Huge hit with the fam!! Topped with homemade guac, tortilla chips and green onion 😍 I added the extra chilli powder and cumin and left out the extra 2 cups water (if you add rice.) Great flavours! 

    Rating: 5
  20. Carolyn Alvaradoposted May 8, 2017 at 10:30 pm Reply

    What is considered a serving? 1 or 2 cups?

    thank you

  21. Nannetteposted June 5, 2017 at 11:22 am Reply

    Hi, I can’t eat any of the bell peppers family. Can you suggest what peppers I could use? I can eat almost any other type of peppers, but I do stay away from very Hot peppers. I love these recipes, but most of them use the same type of the bell pepper family :~(

    Hope you can help. Thanks

  22. anneposted June 6, 2017 at 2:53 am Reply

    can’t wait to try

  23. Kristinposted June 10, 2017 at 10:29 am Reply

    I like to add the traditional cooked rotisserie chicken to save time and add flavor.

  24. Charlene Florenceposted June 14, 2017 at 7:59 pm Reply

    This soup is delicious, so happy I tried it. 

    Rating: 5
  25. Sherrieposted July 10, 2017 at 12:21 pm Reply

    What are the nutrients? 

  26. Lorraine Vanemon Nobleposted July 18, 2017 at 12:06 pm Reply

    great

    Rating: 5
  27. Maryposted August 23, 2017 at 8:23 pm Reply

    My Family loves this soup!  I split it into 2 pots on stove. My husband prefers a spicier version so  I add  Chili powder, cumin seasonings and Sprinkle Red Pepper flakes. My daughter prefers the original recipe.
    This is a weekly dish for us.

    Rating: 4
  28. Minette Satterwhiteposted August 27, 2017 at 3:39 pm Reply

    This was so good!  My nine-year-old had seconds.  I deleted the rices but added a little frozen corn.  Hopped off with a dollop of sour cream and sliced black olives.  Going to make more and freeze some for my mom!!

    Rating: 5
  29. Crystalposted September 7, 2017 at 10:12 am Reply

    I finally made this soup last night and let me tell you, it was delicious! I used 2 lbs of chicken breast tenders (since I’m on a low carb diet and can use the extra protein), made the rice on the side for my S.O., and used pinto beans instead of black beans. I went the more robust route and added a medium jalapeno (diced), ancho chili powder, and cumin. It gave it so much additional flavor without making it spicy. We both loved it. I topped mine with sharp cheddar cheese and he used a couple flour tortillas to dip into it in place of crackers. This will most definitely be one of my go-to meals! I might even double the next batch, just for extra leftovers!

    Rating: 5
  30. Carrieposted September 19, 2017 at 4:44 pm Reply

    Loved the flavor, only draw back was my chicken was over cooked. Wondering if anyone has tried this in a crockpot? 

    Rating: 4
  31. Stephanie Vassarposted September 19, 2017 at 5:20 pm Reply

    How many cups are in a serving?

    Rating: 4.5
    • Sommerposted September 20, 2017 at 9:35 pm Reply

      Hi Stephanie!

      Approximately 2 cups per bowl. :)

      • Stephanie Vassarposted October 1, 2017 at 3:24 pm

        Thank you!  That’s how I measured it. Delicious lunch for a week!!!  Making it in crock pot today. 

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  33. Tomposted October 5, 2017 at 6:06 pm Reply

    Can any other rice be used? Don’t usually buy brown. Have some Basmati on hand.

    • Sommerposted October 10, 2017 at 12:50 pm Reply

      Hi Tom!

      Yes, use any kind of rice you like. Just check the package cooking directions, so you know how long to let it simmer. :)

  34. Lisa Bposted October 5, 2017 at 9:55 pm Reply

    This soup is amazing this soup is very good I did make some changes I added green chilies and more meat and I added some mushrooms and more cumin the soup is excellent I highly recommended not too spicy and not hot.

    Rating: 5
  35. Normaposted October 14, 2017 at 2:39 pm Reply

    Had to omit the rice and black beans due to carb restrictions but the soup was delicious!! I did add the extra chili powder and cumin for a more spicy flavor. Thank you for a wonderful easy recipe. Works great in an Instant Pot too!🍜👍🏼😉

    Rating: 5
  36. Cassieposted October 21, 2017 at 5:32 am Reply

    Made this a month ago. Made exactly as the instructions said. We don’t have fire roasted tomatoes in Australia so I used normal tinned tomatoes. I also added some extra chilli as my fiancé is asian and likes the heat. Didn’t need anything to garnish it with. Froze the leftovers and reheated again today. Turned out really good after thawing too. Will make again. Had with bread. 

    Rating: 4