Slow cooker chicken faijta quinoa soup


Goodness provided

This is a delicious soup served by a friend for lunch. It is packed with flavour and the added black beans ensure that it is a hearty and energising soup.


600g skinless chicken breasts
1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
2 red capsicums, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups  chicken broth
Juice of 1 lime
450g can diced tomatoes
1-2 finely chopped green or red chillis
450g of canned black beans drained and rinsed
1 cup frozen corn
1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder
1 tbsp cumin
2 tsp paprika
2 tsp salt
Toppings (optional): coriander, avocado, lite sour cream



1. Add chicken and the rest of the ingredients into the slow cooker bowl or a large crockpot, cover and place on high for 3 to 4 hours or low 6 to 8 hours.

2. Remove chicken and shred with two forks then add back into the slow cooker. Season with additional salt and seasonings if needed.

3. Spoon soup into bowls and top with favourite toppings, enjoy!

Nutrition per serve: Energy:406 Kcal, Fat 8g, Sat Fat 1g, Protein 38g, Carb 52g, Fibre 12g Sodium 1200mg  

Related Post

Scroll to Top