Tex-Mex Soup the ThermoCouple Way

September 2, 2022

Soup is our real go to meal when it comes to quick food. It’s wholesome and healthy for you too.

I wanted to branch out to other soups, but they were all very – let’s say – not weight loss friendly. Looked great, but when you broke it out they were not.

So, I decided to change things up – as I usually do. So many have asked me how – and this is it.

I managed to get this to MY WW friendly points – 3PP for me 🙂

Cheese and Bacon Rolls - Plain

Tex-Mex Soup

WW Points3
This was originally a Cookidoo recipe, however, I wanted a healthier more WW Friendly version so I changed this recipe a lot. Well the ingredient amounts and the type of protein.
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Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 500 g chicken breast cut into pieces (approx. 2-3 cm)
  • 1 ½ - 2 tbsp taco seasoning see Tips
  • 80 g onion cut into halves
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 - 2 jalapeño chilli trimmed and cut into halves, deseeded if preferred
  • 20 g extra virgin olive oil
  • 150 g red capsicum cut into pieces (approx. 1 cm)
  • 400 g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Chicken stock paste see Tips
  • 650 g water
  • 20 g grated cheddar cheese to serve
  • 1/2 avocado flesh only, sliced, to serve
  • 1 tsp sour cream to serve per bowl

Instructions
 

  • Place Varoma into position and weigh chicken into it.
    500 g chicken breast
  • Add 1 tablespoon of the taco seasoning and mix to combine. Set aside.
    1 ½ - 2 tbsp taco seasoning
  • Place onion, garlic, chilli and oil into mixing bowl and Chop 3 sec | Speed 5
    80 g onion, 1 garlic clove, 1 - 2 jalapeño chilli, 20 g extra virgin olive oil
  • Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula and Cook 3 min | 120°C | Speed 1 (TM31: 3 min/Varoma/speed 1).
  • Add capsicum, tomatoes, stock paste, water and remaining ½ - 1 tablespoon of the remaining taco seasoning. Place Varoma into position, secure Varoma lid and Steam 20 min | Varoma | REVERSE | Speed 1.
    150 g red capsicum, 400 g canned chopped tomatoes, 1 tsp Chicken stock paste, 650 g water
  • Remove Varoma and set aside. Divide soup between 4 bowls. (I put it in a thermoserver to wait for the chicken)
  • Place reserved chicken into mixing bowl and Shred 4 sec | REVERSE | Speed 4.
  • Add chicken to server and share between the 4 bowls, top with cheese, sour cream, sliced avocado
    20 g grated cheddar cheese, 1/2 avocado, 1 tsp sour cream

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