Salsa Verde Chicken Soup is ready in only 30 minutes! Now that’s my kind of quick comforting meal.

This soup is simple. Chop your onion and bell pepper. Add everything to a pot on the stove. Let it simmer until your chicken is cooked through and ready to shred. I stir in fresh cilantro at the end because you know I never miss an opportunity to use herbs in my cooking. Then eat!

Ladle the finished and totally delicious soup into bowls and serve. It’s guaranteed to warm you right up.

Check the label on your Salsa Verde to make sure you’re getting only the good stuff. The one I buy has no junk and no sugar. Only tomatillos, roasted jalapeño peppers, roasted tomato puree, water, onion, salt, vinegar, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, and cumin. It adds a wonderful flavor but not much heat so even the kids can enjoy it.

Looking to make this even lighter and Whole30 compliant? Simply swap out the corn for cauliflower rice. So easy!

Craving more 30 minute soups? Try my 30 Minute No Bean Chili, Healthy 30 Minute Hamburger Soup, and 30 Minute Dairy Free Potato Soup.

A green bowl of Salsa Verde Chicken Soup filled with chicken and corn.
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Salsa Verde Chicken Soup

Salsa Verde Chicken Soup is ready in 30 minutes and full of wholesome ingredients to warm you right up!


  • 32 oz chicken stock
  • 1 – 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 cup Salsa Verde
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 15.25 oz canned corn, drained
  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped


  • Add everything except for the cilantro to a large pot. Bring to a boil on high heat. Then cover and and reduce to a simmer (medium high or medium heat) for 20 to 25 minutes. Chicken should be cooked through when done.
  • Shred or chop up your chicken. Stir in fresh chopped cilantro. Taste and add extra salt or pepper if you like. Serve!


You can omit the canned corn to make this even lighter and Whole30 compliant. Add cauliflower rice instead!


Calories: 222kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 21g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 52mg, Sodium: 891mg, Potassium: 653mg, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 490IU, Vitamin C: 21.4mg, Calcium: 12mg, Iron: 1mg
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