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Soups: Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by french_tutor

Makes 8 servings



Southwest flavor, lots of spice. An all-around good soup.

Recipe Ingredients for SOUPS: Chicken Tortilla Soup

1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
4 cups low sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup sweet red pepper, finely chopped
1 tbsp dried red chili pepper
1 tsp basil leaves, dried
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
20 ounces Ro-Tel tomatoes and chilies (2 small cans)
8 oz chicken breast
8 corn tortillas (6 inches)
1/4 cup vegetable oil for frying
1 cup montery jack cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for SOUPS: Chicken Tortilla Soup

  1. Cook and stir onions and garlic in 2 tablespoons oil in 4-quart dutch oven until onion is tender.

  2. Stir in broth, bell pepper, ground red chiles, basil, salt, pepper and Ro-Tel. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Add chicken. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.

  3. Heat 1/2 cup oil in 10-inch skillet until hot. Cut corn tortillas into strips. Cook tortilla strips in oil until light golden brown, 30 to 60 seconds; drain on paper towels.

  4. Top soup with cheese and tortilla strips

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Soup, American-Southwestern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 279.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
269
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.4g
25%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Sodium
605mg
25%
Potassium
143mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
15.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
15.4g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 14% Iron 6%
* 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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Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
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