Delicous Chicken Tortilla Soup

Jennifer Parks

By
@DashofSpice

This soup is loaded with so many good and healthy things and from the taste you'll never know it. Just leave out the cheese and tortilla strips and it should fit any diet. If your going low carb leave out the potatoes.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
3 qt
chicken broth
1
red onion, diced
2
carrots, chopped
1 medium
potato
1/4 c
tomato paste
1
bay leaf
2 clove
garlic chopped
1 tsp
chipotle chile in adobo, pureed
2 tsp
pickled jalapeno pepper, chile seeded chopped
1 tsp
dried mexican oregano
1/8 tsp
cumin
salt, to taste
white pepper, to taste
1
zucchini diced
1
yellow squash, diced
1/2
red bell pepper, diced
1
lime, juice of
2 Tbsp
sweet sherry (preferably harvey's bristol cream)
1 Tbsp
fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp
fresh mint

GARNISHES

tortilla strips
1/2 lb
monterey jack cheese, shredded
8 slice
avocado
sprig(s)
freash cilantro

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Poach chicken breast in simmering chicken broth until done through, about 10 minutes.
Then Set aside until cool enough to handle and shred.
2
Combine chicken broth, chicken, red onion, carrots, potato, tomato paste, bay leaf, garlic, chipotle and jalapeno chilies (seeded), oregano, cumin and salt and pepper in large saucepan.
3
Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
Correct seasoning, if necessary.
4
Add zucchini, squash, pepper, lime juice and Sherry.

Bring again to boil.
5
Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.

Add cilantro and mint.

Stir, then remove from heat.
6
Ladle soup into each bowl.

Sprinkle with shredded cheese and tortilla strips.

Garnish each bowl with avocado slice and sprig cilantro. Serve at once.

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