Easy 30-Minute Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe | Yummly

Easy 30-Minute Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup

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  • 10 corn tortillas (small, cut into 1/4-inch wide strips)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt (or to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup vidalia onion (sweet, peeled and diced small , about 1 medium onion)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper (large, about 4 to 5 inches long, diced very small, the seeds are where the heat is concentrated; included or discard them based on preference)
  • 4 garlic cloves (peeled and finely minced)
  • 32 ounces low sodium chicken broth
  • 29 ounces diced tomatoes (and juice, I used petite diced, no-salt-added)
  • 15 ounces black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken (shredded, use storebought rotisserie chicken to save time; or roast or cook your own chicken in a skillet)
  • 1 1/2 cups corn (I used frozen straight from the freezer, fresh may be substituted)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt (or to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (regular paprika may be substituted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional and to taste)
  • 1/3 cup cilantro leaves (fresh, finely minced)
  • avocado (diced, for serving, optional for serving)
  • shredded cheese (optional for serving)
  • sour cream (optional for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium40% DV970mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein31% DV16g
    Carbs10% DV30g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories300Calories from Fat130
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat130
    Total Carbohydrate30g10%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C30%

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


    Melissa 7 days ago
    It had just the right amount of heat for me as not too spicy. Easy to make and tasty will definitely make it again!
    Mike Mahon a month ago
    Easy and it was really good!!!
    Asheil C. a month ago
    Super easy and delicious. Family doesn't like spicy things so I only added a pinch of the chilli and cayenne pepper, and omitted the jalapeno.
    Ken D. a month ago
    This turned out great we followed the directions exactly. We left out the Cayenne pepper. And added the corn at the beginning so it would cook a little with the onion. One of our favorites.
    Jenny R 2 months ago
    Very delicious and very convenient! I run the vegetables in a blender after sautéing them, along with the tomatoes and broth, and get a smooth base for the soup before adding the chicken and beans. My family loves it!
    Irene Werley 2 months ago
    This soup was nice because it’s really easy to make and fast. I made it exactly as the recipe listed, but next time I would put less tomatoes, even my husband thought it had to much tomatoes and it needs a little more spice
    Fast and delicious! Although I will definitely plan to have cilantro & avocado next time! Shelter in place leaves a lot to be desired! ☹️
    Caroline 5 months ago
    Great recipe. Easy, quick and tastes great. Made as directed with one substitution (Pinto beans instead of black beans).
    Suga Ray 5 months ago
    Delicious!!!! My family loved it.
    Jennifer M. 8 months ago
    Our favorite “go to” soup!! Sooo easy and always delicious!! I add extra chicken (the store bought rotisserie chicken works perfect!!) and always double the recipe for leftovers! The whole family (including three picky eater kids) always love it!!
    Abel Salazar 9 months ago
    Easy recipe! Tastes amazing!!
    Lisette 10 months ago
    Perfection! Making it again right now!
    m P. a year ago
    The soup was great and easy to make. Be super careful with the jalapeños. I only put in a few seeds and it was spicy. However my family loves spicy foods.
    WiseChef a year ago
    Delicious!!! One of my favorite go to soups. Didn't have time to make homemade tortilla chips. Used restaurant style store bought chip and substituted serrano for Jalapeno. The whole family enjoys all the cheesiness goodness. Yum!!
    Kayla Dildine a year ago
    this was great. extra lime juice and added a garlic, lime, cilantro seasoning to the soup and tortilla strips. new favorite.
    Monique Johnson a year ago
    It turned out great. I didn’t have to change a thing.
    Traci L. a year ago
    i made minor adjustments..and added my own mixture of seasonings but for the most part this is a good and simple recipe.
    J.J. a year ago
    I did a few things different! It was yummy 🥰
    Amanda Udvare a year ago
    I loved this recipe, we will definitely be making this again!
    Melinda a year ago
    Love this recipe. Very flavorful.
    mike a year ago
    definitely will make again. followed the recipe all the way and thoroughly enjoyed it
    Lisa I. 2 years ago
    Awesome! Perfect to make with leftover roasted chicken. I followed the recipe the first time, the second time I made it I didn't have cilantro and didn't have time to run to the store, both times it turned out great. My kiddos really love the torilla strips, they ended up eating a batch before it made it to any of the soup, I had to make more.
    Melissa Auten 2 years ago
    This is a delicious tortilla soup recipe. I used a rotisserie chicken and then roasted the carcass to make my own homemade stock the night before I made it. In addition to sautéing the onions I added some chopped celery and a small amount of chopped carrot into the mix. I didn’t have a jalepeno in my fridge but I did have a small can of chopped green chili’s in the pantry so I threw those into the sauté mix. They key to a good soup is a good broth. This broth is delicious and has a spicy kick. Makes up super quick and tastes like you fussed all day.
    Debbie Farinella 2 years ago
    ¡Deliciosa! Added fresh diced tomatoes to make up for the 1 can I didn’t have! Perfect!
    Lisa G. 2 years ago
    Delicious! I actually cooked it for about 2.5 hours and used uncooked chicken breasts instead of precooked. Super simple!
    desiree 2 years ago
    delicious made it per the recipe. little spicy for kids but they loved it
    Kim Knueppel 2 years ago
    A family favorite. My pickiest eater loved it. Add a bit more chicken. We like spicy but if you don’t 1/2 jalapeño will work.
    Stacey Jones 2 years ago
    Delicious.. added more lime! Very flavorful and hearty.
    A Pearl 2 years ago
    Probably added a tad more chicken and a little less jalapeño and it was awesome!!! This will definitely be a frequently made soup...it was delicious!!
    Childs 2 years ago
    Great!! It was delicious

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