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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Tortilla Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ssbuckeye

Makes 10 servings



A very, very yummy soup. We've had this at bridal showers with my family and it makes a great dish that can be made ahead of time to serve a lot of people.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Tortilla Soup

1/2 stick butter
1/4 cup oil
1 large onion, Chopped
1/8 cup jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 large carrots, diced
6 celery stalks, diced
1 lb. chicken, diced
1 tsp cumin, ground
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp lemon pepper
3 tsp Red Hot sauce
1/2 cup flour
14 oz tomatoes, canned
42 oz Chicken broth
8 flour tortillas, cut into strips

Recipe Directions for Chicken Tortilla Soup

  1. Heat butter and oil in large kettle and sauté the chopped onion, jalapeno, garlic, carrots, celery and chicken simmer 5 minutes.

  2. Combine with cumin, chili powder, salt, lemon pepper, hot pepper sauce and flour.

  3. Add tomatoes and chicken stock and simmer for one hour.

  4. Taste at this point you may want it to be spicier, but that is up to you, if so you can add more pepper sauce.

  5. Toast the tortilla strips in the oven or in a little bit of oil on the stove (My sister fries hers and of course they are delicious, but this is not accounted for in the nutrional information)

  6. To serve, put a few of the tortilla strips in the bottom of the bowls, ladle soup over the tortilla strips, and top with garnishes.

  7. Garnishes can include sour cream, avacado, and chedder cheese (none included in the nutrional information)

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 285.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
267
Calories from Fat
115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.8g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
765mg
32%
Potassium
434mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
19.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 7% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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