Smoked Chicken Salsa Verde Soup

Smoked Salsa Verde Chicken Soup

Recipe for Smoked Chicken Salsa Verde Soup. A quick, easy, soul-soothing, cold-calming, smoky delicious soup for when you’re not feeling well. And three ways to prepare in advance of cold season.
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Mary Cressler | Vindulge


  • 4 cups smoked chicken stock or regular chicken stock, see notes
  • 4 cups smoked chicken shredded (or other chicken, see notes)
  • 2 cans white beans sometimes called Great Northern Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 jar Signature SELECT™ Slow-Cooker Chile Verde Sauce from Albertsons
  • ½ teaspoon salt to taste
  • 1 lime juiced
  • Optional toppings: shredded cheese sour cream, avocado, fresh cilantro, crushed tortilla chips


  • Bring a large pot to medium heat. Add the stock, then shredded smoked chicken, beans, and verde salsa. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Before serving, squeeze the juice of one lime into the pot.
  • Cut any remaining limes into wedges and use for serving.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings; shredded cheese, sour cream, avocado, fresh cilantro, crushed tortilla chips, more lime, you name it.


See post for alternative methods, using smoked stock, smoked whole roaster chicken, Vindulge Smoked Tomatillo Salsa, as alternatives. This is a very adaptable recipe. You can mix and match based on what you have at your convenience.