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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 donnar100

Makes 24 servings



taken from Recipezaar serving = 1 cup (Need to double check number of servings recipe makes) Calorie count doesn't include optional corn chips.

Recipe Ingredients for Tortilla Soup

3/4 c carrots, diced
3/4 c celery, diced
2 medium onions, chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 pepper
2 tablespoons corn oil
7 cups chicken broth
15 oz. diced tomatoes
14 oz. Rotel tomatoes & chilies
1 1/4 ounce taco seasoning (1 packet)
10 corn tortillas, broken into small pieces
12 ounces chicken, diced and poached
1 cup milk
3 cups monterey jack cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Tortilla Soup

  1. Corn chips, broken into small pieces, optional.

  2. Other optional ingredients: can of black beans (drained) or corn (drained)

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

  4. Add chicken broth and bring to boil.

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

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

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

  8. Reduce heat and add 2 cups cheese. Simmer for additional 10 minutes.

  9. Add milk and simmer for additional 10 minutes.

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

  11. Garnish with shredded cheese and broken tortilla chips.

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

  13. Mixing thoroughly into broth.

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

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 171.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
572mg
24%
Potassium
162mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
9.5g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
10.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 15% Iron 4%
* 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 calcium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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