Chicken Pesto Soup in a wooden bowl

Chicken Pesto Soup

This easy Chicken Pesto Soup recipe is made with just 5 ingredients (not including salt and pepper) and comes together quickly with shortcuts like prepared pesto, cooked rotisserie chicken, and canned beans. Dinner is done in a flash!

4.50 from 2 votes
Chicken Pesto Soup in a wooden bowl
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Chicken Pesto Soup

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 4 cups (950 mL) gluten-free chicken broth
  • 3 cups (90 g) baby spinach
  • 2 cups (280 g) cooked chicken, shredded
  • 2 (15-ounce/425-gram) cans white beans, rinsed and drained
  • cup (80 mL) prepared pesto, plus more for serving
  • Kosher or fine sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Combine the broth, spinach, chicken, and beans in a Dutch oven or soup pot. Cover and heat over high until the soup just comes to a boil. Remove lid, reduce heat to medium, stir in ⅓ cup pesto, and let simmer uncovered for 2-3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with a drizzle of more pesto, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Chicken Pesto Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 1124mg47%
Potassium 477mg14%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 2560IU51%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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