Easy Chicken Taco Soup Recipe

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Easy Chicken Taco Soup 


This EASY chicken taco soup recipe is everything you look for in a weeknight dinner. I love creating soups with my favorite top-secret soup ingredient – marinara sauce! The marinara sauce imparts major flavor in a minimal amount of time!


– 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil – 1 onion, diced – 1 lb. chicken breast tenders – 1/4 tsp. sea salt – 1/8 tsp. black pepper – 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning – 24 oz. marinara sauce (not Italian or basil) – 4 cups chicken broth (or bone broth or vegetable broth) – 15 oz. can black beans (rinsed) – 2 cups frozen corn – sliced green onions – 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese – lime wedges – 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro – 1 avocado, diced – tortilla chips

How to Make Chicken Taco Soup

Prep ingredients


Dice the onion and cut the chicken into small, bite-size pieces, about 1″ long.

Cook chicken

Heat oil in a soup pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté until soft. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes. Stir in taco seasoning and coat chicken.


Simmer soup

Pour in marinara sauce and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Stir in beans and corn and lower heat to a simmer.


Serve taco soup


Prep toppings while soup is cooking and serve with fresh toppings.