Quick and healthy chicken tortilla soup

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By sherry monfils
from worcester, MA

I love chicken soups in all the different ways you can make them,and I wanted to try to make a south western flavored one, but one that would be very quick and healthy. Here it is!

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top


  •   1 Tbsp
    canola or olive oil
  •   1 small
    onion, chopped
  •   1 tsp
    ground coriander
  •   1 tsp
    ground cumin
  •   1 tsp
    dried oregano
  •   1 tsp
    minced garlic
  •   4 can(s)
    14.5 oz each, chicken broth
  •   1 can(s)
    10 oz, diced tomatoes w/ green chilies
  •   2 c
    cooked and shredded chicken breast
  •   1 can(s)
    15.5 oz, black beans, drained
  •   1 c
    frozen corn kernels
  •   1 c
    cooked white or brown rice
  •   1 bag(s)
    baked tortilla strips, i buy them in the produce aisle.

How To Make

  • 1
    Heat oil in lg pot, over medium heat. Add onion, coriander, cumin and oregano. Cook, stirring, until onion is softened.Add garlic and cook additional 1 minute.
  • 2
    Add all of the broth and the tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 10 mins, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Stir in chicken, beans, corn and rice. Cook 5 mins, or until heated through. Ladle into bowl and top each bowl w/ some tortilla strips, or serve the tortilla strips on the side.