Tasty Tortilla Soup Recipe
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Tasty Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Play with this tortilla soup recipe a bit to find ingredients that match your own personal tastes. You can use packaged Mesquite flavored chicken, add more tomatoes and onions, or even get creative with the cheeses. —Jennifer Giles, Des Moines, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 7 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1-1/3 cups crushed baked tortilla chip scoops
  • 7 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 256 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 654 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute onion and green onions in butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato sauce, chilies, oregano, cumin and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add chicken and cilantro; heat through.
  3. For each serving, place 2 tablespoons chips in a soup bowl. Top with 1-1/2 cups soup. Garnish each serving with 1 tablespoon each of cheese and chips. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Tasty Tortilla Soup in Healthy Cooking October/November 2008, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 256 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 654 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Mar. 25, 2014

"Great recipe but needed more heat...added some cayenne and jalapenos. Perfect!"

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"Excellent flavor! I made my own tortilla chips (350 degree oven for 10 minutes). Other than that I didn't change a thing. My hubby went back for seconds!"

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2011

"DH and I loved this! So did my daughter! So easy and so good. Not spicy at all, but it had great flavor."

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2009

"Meant NOT spicy"

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2009

"Not sure how you could not think this is spicy. I should have tasted it as I went along I guess. Three people eating it and we all could not finish it."

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