Chicken Tortilla Soup

1
Carla Smith

By
@carlascookin

This is a family favorite. It can be served in a Crock Pot too. Yummy on cold nights.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Chicken Tortilla Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook chicken breasts. Remove bones and shred/finely chop.
  2. Place chicken broth and chicken in medium to a large soup pot along with the chopped onions, cilantro, and minced garlic.
  3. Add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, diced green chili peppers, and pinto beans.
  4. Add cumin, oregano, salt (about 1 tsp), and pepper (about 1/2 tsp).
  5. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
  6. Add 1 cup of corn.
  7. Heat until corn is heated. This can all be done in the Crock Pot as well.
  8. Serve with optional garnishes of shredded cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and tortilla chips.

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About Chicken Tortilla Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy




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