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chicken tortilla soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kim Cleaves
Monticello, MN

Typically I make this with chicken but hey....we have a lot of leftover turkey. This is a cheater dump and heat recipe that I came up with a few years ago when everyone in my house was sick with a bad cold. An exceptional way to use up that leftover turkey from Thanksgiving.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken tortilla soup

  • 1 - 2 lb
    cooked chicken or turkey, chopped
  • 1 can
    sweet corn, drained
  • 1 can
    black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 32 oz
    chicken stock
  • 24 oz
    jar of salsa, medium heat (use the heat you like)
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 oz
    diced green chiles
  • 1 can
    crushed tomatoes
  • 1 - 3 Tbsp
    key lime juice (to taste)
  • sour cream
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • tortilla chips

How To Make chicken tortilla soup

  • 1
    Dump in the first seven in stock pot. Heat to boiling, simmer for about 15 minutes. Add lime juice one tablespoon at a time, to taste.
  • 2
    Put in a bowl and add sour cream, cheese and crushed tortilla chips to taste. Enjoy!