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easy chicken tortilla soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa Reed
Duarte, CA

This soup is quick and easy, just add a few cans of this and that, some seasonings and in 30 minutes you have a meal. The cumin and chili powder adds lots of wonderful blended flavors.

(1 rating)
yield 4 - 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy chicken tortilla soup

  • 2 can
    15 oz chicken broth
  • 1 can
    15 oz cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 can
    15 oz black beans ( drained and rinsed)
  • 1 can
    10 oz chopped tomatoes w/chiles (drained)
  • 1 pkg
    15 - 16 oz bag of frozen corn
  • 1/2 pkg
    use 1/2 of a store brought roasted chicken, skinned and shredded
  • 1 Tbsp
    cumin (or to taste)
  • 2 tsp
    chili powder (or to taste)

How To Make easy chicken tortilla soup

  • 1
    Heat the broth, add the cream of chcken soup and wisk until smooth. Heat through. Add the cumin and chili power and stir. Add the drained black beans, the drained canned tomatoes w/chilies, corn and shredded roasted chicken. Heat through and serve with garish.
  • 2
    Top each bowl of soup with diced avocado, fresh chopped cilanto, a tablespoon of sour cream and freshly homemade fried tortillas strips.
  • 3
    For fried tortillas strips: Heat oil in a frying pan, cut about 6 fresh tortillas into strips, and fry, when golden brown, drain, lighty salt. Or you can use store bought tortilla chips.