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Chicken Tortilla Soup

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  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • 8 corn tortillas (chopped, I used white corn)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 4 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (chopped, reserve some for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 30 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 45 ounces chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 lime (reserve other half for serving)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder (to taste for heat, optional)
  • tortilla chips
  • jack cheese (Grated Cheddar)
  • sour cream
  • avocado slices
  • hot sauce (I use Tapatio)
  • cilantro
  • lime wedges
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium14% DV340mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs10% DV29g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories250Calories from Fat130
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat130
    Total Carbohydrate29g10%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    WizardCulinaire 2 months ago
    This had great flavor! I added some zucchini for extra veggies and is was delicious!
    Vicki 4 months ago
    It’s a staple and easy to make 😋
    Tiffany C. 4 months ago
    It turned out great. I also added cerrano peppers and it had just a slight kick.
    Suzette O. 8 months ago
    Has lots of flavor. This is one of my favorites.
    Kyleigh Snavely a year ago
    This recipe was super tasty! We added a little sour cream to the whole soup to make it creamy.
    Julie a year ago
    Hmmmm....I thought this was "okay". I've had better and more flavorful chicken tortilla soups for sure. I can't really pinpoint what was lacking in this recipe but I am surprised at all the 5 stars it has received.
    M a year ago
    Warmed me heart & soul! It was my first time making tortilla soup and I was happy with this recipe! It was easy and really good. I didn’t go exactly by recipe measurements( but approximately) And I added some black beans before chicken. And, fresh avocado for garnish.
    Whatever a year ago
    Excellent! Didn’t have tortillas so used sweet potato and added black beans
    Crysela Smith a year ago
    simple but tasty, will make again
    Mrs.Williams a year ago
    It turned out great, I put a little too much tomato but it was still okay
    Millie T. 2 years ago
    Turned out great! I also added in a can of corn, black beans and a red bell pepper I had in the fridge.
    Mikki M. 2 years ago
    Great flavor. I added some corn & was delicious
    Eman Abdelhadi 2 years ago
    Amazing! Loved it. Can also easily be made vegetarian, just use vegetable stock and skip the chicken.
    Masha S. 2 years ago
    very good recipe, lime juice is key. thickened a bit with cornmeal. yummy!
    Money 2 years ago
    Great recipe. My wife is Mexican and says it’s better than any restaurant. I tweak the recipe and add way more broth (low sodium) because she uses it as diet food lol!
    Victoria 2 years ago
    Best Chicken Tortilla Soup I've ever had. Wonderful flavors, just enough spice, and a great tip to use avocado slices on top of the soup.
    Lillianna Falberg 2 years ago
    Easy and very tasty .I added 1/2 frozen corn and a 1/2 cup of drained and rinsed black beans. The lime I served in small slices to add according to tSte. I fried some more tortilla chips to top.
    Roth 2 years ago
    Excellent - entire family loved it!
    Kelly Vetter 2 years ago
    Fantastic! I’d add a little more cayenne at the end
    Priscilla Gonzalez 3 years ago
    Very Flavorful recipe, my second time making it!
    Victoria 3 years ago
    Very delicious! The flavor was amazing! The only thing was that my family didn't like the chunks of tomatoes in the soup, so next time I'll probably use more finely chopped tomatoes, but other than that it was so good!
    Johnnie H. 3 years ago
    Easy to prepare and absolutely delicious! I fried extra tortilla strips as used them as a crispy garnish. My grandchildren, the picky teens, really enjoyed this soup. I topped each bowl with a lime wedge and a sprig of cilantro and served it in western printed bowls.