My Chicken Tortilla Soup

sheryl wilcox

By
@wildhorse51

When my grandkids are sick,this is the soup I have to make for them. I keep ingredents on hand because I can't make for one grandaughter and not the other when they are sick. And they don't fall for "I don't have the ingredents" They know I can change the ingredents and it's still good. I had eaten a tortilla soup at a restarant,and decided to make my own. I think tis is better then thiers, and a lot better then canned. Or the frozen. Enjoy!!!


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Serves:

Makes a gallon or more.

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

3 c
cooked chicken (can also use turkey or ground beef.
1 large
onion chopped
2 clove
garlic minced
1 can(s)
tomato puree (29.0 oz.)
28 oz
chicken broth ( i make my own with instant chicken base)
1 can(s)
black beans
1 can(s)
whole kernel corn
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes with green chilli (10.5 oz )
3 Tbsp
lime juice
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
2 tsp
ground cumin
1/8 tsp
ground cayenne pepper
1 tsp
chilli powder
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 pkg
shredded cheese ( mexican blend or cheddar)
1 pkg
tortilla chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In skillet,cook onion and garlic in olive oil.
2
In soup pot. combine cooked onion,garlic and all of the ingredients but the cheese and tortilla chips.
3
When starts to boil, turn heat down and simmer for 10 min. Add about 1 cup of cheese to soup.
4
Serve with tortilla chips and cheese on the side.
5
The kids add a Tablespoon or 2 of cheese,and crush the chips up for crackers. After awhile they use the soup as a dip for thier chips.
6
I have made this using frozen corn,or if I don't have Black beans,I add 2 cans of corn. You can work with it to use what you have.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy