4 chicken thighs boiled in about 6 to cups of water.
2cans of pinto beans or cook your own beans and use about 3 cups.
1 can of whole kernel corn
5 medium red potatoes. can use irish or yellow potatoes
2 stocks of sliced celery
1 sm. onion or 6 green onions
1 rounded tsp. of garlic
1 can of diced tomatoes can use two if you like.
1/8th to 1/4th tsp. of dried cilantro . you can use fresh if you like.
1/2 of a orange (sweet bell) pepper can use more if you like.
1 1/2 cups of frozen green beans.
add black pepper to suit your taste.
1 to 2 tsp. of chili powder or to suit your taste.
add salt to suite your taste. you can also use chili peppers.
How to make it
bring chicken and water and celery, onion, garlic, to a boil in a deep soup pot. boil till chicken is done. then remove the chicken set aside to dice. make sure you have enough water to cover all the vegetables that you add to the soup. the vegetables are- pinto beans, whole kernel corn, red potatoes,cilantro,1can of diced tomatoes,1 1/2 cup of green beans.1/2 orange (sweet bell) pepper.
after the vegetables are added to the broth also add the diced chicken.bring to a boil again and cook till the potatoes are done. should add the pepper, salt and chili powder before you start cooking the vegetables.