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Chicken Tortilla Soup

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This recipe for Chicken Tortilla Soup comes from Melanie at The Sisters’ Cafe. I had never made anything like this before. The only Mexican soup I think I have ever made is taco soup. I left out the cilantro, because I did have any.

Originally, I thought I had corn tortillas in my refrigerator but, I didn’t so I used flour tortillas to finish off this soup. Now, I do think it would have been much better with the corn tortillas. This soup was so quick and easy to put together.

Chicken Tortilla Soup | realmomkitchen.com

Chicken Tortilla Soup | realmomkitchen.com

Chicken Tortilla Soup | realmomkitchen.com

Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chilies
  • 1 lb chicken-cooked and shredded
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper opt.
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 16 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 16 oz can small white beans
  • 1 14.5 oz can chicken broth
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ lime squeezed over soup
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, heat oil and sauté onion and chilies. Saute until tender. Add in the chicken and spices, tomatoes, beans and fresh cilantro,and broth.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or longer to bring out flavors. Ladle into bowls & garnish.
  • Garnish:10 yellow corn tortillas-sliced and baked*1 large avocado Sour cream*
  • Cut tortillas into thin strips using a pizza cutter. Spray with cooking oil ( like Pam I used Pam Olive Oil), sprinkle with kosher salt and bake in 350 oven until lightly brown and crisp.
  • Add garnish of a handful of tortilla strips, avocado chunks and a dollop of sour cream to each bowl.
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  3. I always use flour totlillas in my tortilla soup…but I add them while the soup is simmering, which makes them much like a combination between a noddle and dumpling. I’m not a fan of crunchy things in my soup!

    Thanks for sharing!

  4. Just wanted to let you know how much I love your blog! I have linked to it from mine so I can always find it. I have a list of recipes you’ve posted that I want to try, and I will be adding this one; it looks yummy!