Chicken Tortilla Soup

Vicki Townsend


This is a warm and yummy recipe for the whole family.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 pt
    half and half
  • 8 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper (no more)
  • 1 can(s)
    green chiles, mild (4 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
  • 1
    jalapeno peppers
  • 1/2
  • 12 sprig(s)
    cilantro, fresh
  • 1 lb
  • 8 oz
    monterey jack cheese (grated)
  • 3 c
    chicken or turkey, fine chopped

How to Make Chicken Tortilla Soup


  1. In large pot bring chicken broth to a boil.
  2. Combine water, flour, half & half, and white pepper in food processor. Mix well until smooth
  3. Add flour mixture slowly to broth, stirring constantly till it thickens.
  4. Combine green chiles, Ro-Tel, jalapenos, cilantro, and onion in food processor, chop until very fine.
  5. Add chopped pepper mixture and cubed Velveeta cheese to broth stirring constantly until cheese is melted.
  6. Add chicken or turkey, then heat till low boil stirring constantly.
  7. Serve over tortilla chips and sprinkle Monterey Jack cheese on top.

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About Chicken Tortilla Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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