Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Tortilla Soup

Susan Finlayson

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@sweetaddict

I found this recipe online and while the orginal was pretty good of course I had to tweek it to make it even better! I get rave reviews every time I serve it! I am always asked for the recipe! Its very easy! I use all fresh ingredients when I make it but you can use canned or frozen for some of it! This is such a great recipe as it is very easy to adjust to your taste. I actually throw in a whole cooked and shredded chicken with a little extra broth. You can use canned tomatoes and I have used canned stewed tomatoes.I have used canned or frozen corn. I don't care for cilantro so I don't u


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
chopped onion
4 clove
garlic, minced
3-5
anaheim or poblano chili peppers, seeded and chopped
2 Tbsp
cooking oil
1 1/2 c
fresh-cut corn kernels (about 3 ears)
3 medium
tomatoes, chopped
1 1/2 c
coarsely shredded cooked chicken
2 c
coarsely crushed tortilla chips
1 c
shredded monterey jack cheese (4 ounces)
lime wedges, fresh cilantro scrips, tortilla chips, all optional
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes, or more depending on your taste buds
1 Tbsp
cumin seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large pot cook chopped onion, garlic, peppers, and cumin seed in hot oil about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring constantly. Add corn kernels, tomatoes, chicken broth, shredded cooked chicken, and the snipped cilantro. Bring mixture to boiling, reduce heat. Simmer, covered for 10 minutes.
2
To serve, divide the 2 cups crushed tortilla chips among 6 soup bowls. Ladle soup atop crushed chips. Garnish each bowl of soup with shredded cheese, additional tortilla chips, lime wedges, and fresh cilantro, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy