Green chile taco soup

Heather Disarro

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Green chile taco soup is the perfect 30-minute meal. Freeze and reheat for endless meal options down the road too!

green chile chicken taco soup

Green chile taco soup

Serves 6-8


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 (8 ounce) can chopped green chiles
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chips, cheese, sour cream, salsa, etc. to garnish


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the olive oil, onion and garlic and cook for about 5 to 6 minutes until translucent.
  3. Add the cubed chicken and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add the green chiles, taco seasoning and chicken stock.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes, checking for seasoning once the chicken is cooked through.
  6. Season with salt and pepper as desired.
  7. Serve hot with desired garnishes.

More fun green chile recipes

Green chile burgers with chili-lime mayo
Green chile chicken enchiladas
Rigatoni pasta with Bolognese green chile chorizo sauce

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.