Slow-Cooker Spicy Chicken and Sausage Soup

Red pepper sauce adds a little "kick" to chicken and sausage in a tomato-based broth.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cubed
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup water
1/2
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1/2
lb cooked kielbasa, sliced
1
cup frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 1-lb bag), thawed
1/2
cup uncooked instant white rice

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, mix chicken, tomatoes, broth, water and red pepper sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in kielbasa, stir-fry vegetables and rice. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes until rice is tender.
  • 1 In 3- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker, mix chicken, tomatoes, broth, water and red pepper sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in kielbasa, stir-fry vegetables and rice. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 15 minutes until rice is tender.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Sizes of packaged chicken can vary. You can use 1- to 1 1/2-pound packages in this recipe.

Season this soup to suit your family. For a spicier flavor, increase the amount of red pepper sauce.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.