Drain beans, set aside. Cook bacon in a large pot over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Add onion, celery and jalapeno. Season with black pepper and cook until vegetables begin to get soft, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, cook 1 more minute.
Add bay leaf, cilantro stems, beans, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil quickly over high heat. Lower heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes until beans are tender. Remove and discard bay leaf.
Cut chicken into bite-size pieces and put into center of each soup bowl. Ladle soup around chicken and top with cilantro leaves.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.