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Tortilla Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by shannonikerd

Makes 8 servings



I tweaked it a little bit from the web recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Tortilla Soup

8 oz. onions
2 cloves fresh garlic
4 oz. bell pepper
4 oz. celery
4 oz. diced carrot
2 tablespoons olive oil
32 oz. low sodium organic chicken broth
1 1/2 c canned tomatoes, diced no salt added
1 1/2 c. canned tomatoes with chiles
1 1/2 T. chili powder
1 T. cumin
1 t. black pepper
1 t. white pepper
1 t. oregano
12 ounces chicken meat, shredded
8 corn tortillas, 6-inch
2 1/2 t. sea salt
4 oz. monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 corn tortilla chips, broken into small pieces

Recipe Directions for Tortilla Soup

  1. Saute carrots, onions, celery in corn oil, Garlic Powder, Salt and Pepper until tender.

  2. Add chicken broth and bring to boil.

  3. Add tomatoes, Rotel, taco seasoning, and chicken.

  4. Cut Tortillas into small pieces and add to broth mixture.

  5. Let boil for 20 minutes or until tortillas are thoroughly incorporated into soup stirring occasionally to keep from sticking.

  6. Reduce heat and add 8 oz. cheese. Simmer for additional 10 minutes.

  7. Add milk and simmer for additional 10 minutes.

  8. If thicker soup is desired, add more diced tortillas and let incorporate into soup.

  9. Garnish with shredded cheese and broken tortilla chips.

  10. Substitutions: 1 cup Masa Harina (Masa Flour) for 1 12 ct. package of Yellow Corn Tortillas Gradually add masa flour mixing into broth.

  11. Mixing thoroughly into broth.

  12. If thicker soup is desired, add more masa flour

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 353.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.2g
19%
Saturated Fat
4.2g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
796mg
33%
Potassium
532mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
22.6g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
5.0g
Protein
20.3g
Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 18% Iron 13%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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