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Fiesta Turkey Tortilla Soup Recipe

Fiesta Turkey Tortilla Soup Recipe

I'm always thankful when I can pull such a delicious soup together in under 30 minutes. —Amy McFadden, Chelsea, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 4 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 3 cups shredded cooked turkey or rotisserie chicken
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup medium salsa
  • 5 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Additional salsa, optional


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, combine the first five ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Meanwhile, spread tortilla strips in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° 4-6 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  • 3. Stir cilantro into soup. Top servings with tortilla strips. If desired, serve with additional salsa.
    Freeze Option: Reserving tortillas for later, freeze cooled soup in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary. Meanwhile, bake tortillas as directed and sprinkle over each serving. Serve with additional salsa if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

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kara7964 User ID: 7677231 254369
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2016

"Great Tasting and super fast - I added Avacado slices and lime which is they way it was served to me in restaurants in the Southwest - Had to substitute Ro-Tel for salsa still amazing - Thank you!"

Ann615 User ID: 3539687 194010
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2014

"Very easy soup to throw together, and it received a thumbs up from everyone. I would think it would be better the next day, but I had no leftovers! Definitely worth a try."

NatalieW User ID: 3530747 118257
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014

"Been making a version of this soup for years. I add a can of Ro-tel or diced tomatoes and 1/2 c. rice plus some chopped onion, garlic ,cumin, chili powder and a dash of oregano to spice it up. It's quick and delicious!"

kjtaylor User ID: 1552105 180573
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"Very easy fast and easy. Tastes great."

CLBolan User ID: 2228640 133736
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2013

"Made some small additions, such as a tsp of cumin and thickened with masa flour otherwise all the same fast and simple ingredients. As a bonus our T-Day turkey had been smoked so it was bonus in the flavor department. Definite keeper in the recipe box."

crclk14 User ID: 6754829 124253
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2013

"This was really quick and easy. I used shredded chicken breasts and it was delicious."

klesinski User ID: 1037014 195534
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2012

"This soup was very good. We opted to use crushed tortilla chips or tortilla strips salad toppings vs. making our own. Very good on cold night!"

Kirchner User ID: 143349 150739
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2012

"I made up this soup for lunch today. It was quick to put together, and had a very good flavor. I added one small jalepeno pepper finely diced to add a little extra punch. I also just used some tortilla chips that I put into the bottom of the bowl before ladleing in the hot soup. My husband even commented that he really enjoyed this soup. I think it is a keeper for sure."

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