Best Chicken Tortilla Soup

Carla Smith


This is a family favorite. Can be served in a crock pot. Yummy on cold nights.

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4 to 6


Stove Top


3-1/2 c
chicken broth
chicken breasts, whole
1/2 c
chopped onion
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
cooking oil
1 (16oz) can(s)
diced tomatoes
1 (8 oz) can(s)
tomato sauce
1 (4 oz) can(s)
diced green chili peppers
1/4 c
chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1 Tbsp
fresh oregano, or 1 tsp. dried oregano
1 (16 oz) can(s)
pinto beans
1 c
frozen corn

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook chicken breasts. Remove bones and shred/finely chop.
Place chicken broth and chicken in medium to large soup pot. Add remaining ingredients except corn. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes, add corn and heat. This can all be done in the crock pot as well.
Serve with optional garnishes of shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole and tortilla chips.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #tortilla, #chicken, #soup