Chicken Tortilla Soup I

Chicken Tortilla Soup I


"This soup is quick to make, flavorful, and filling! Serve with warm corn bread or tortillas. This also freezes well. Garnish with chopped fresh avocado, Monterey Jack cheese, crushed tortilla chips, or green onion!"


40 m servings 377 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 377 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 19.1 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 23.1 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 943 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium stock pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic in oil until soft. Stir in chili powder, oregano, tomatoes, broth, and water. Bring to a boil, and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in corn, hominy, chiles, beans, cilantro, and chicken. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls, and top with crushed tortilla chips, avocado slices, cheese, and chopped green onion.
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  1. 1510 Ratings


I read every single review (all 114) prior to making this soup, so I changed a few things. It turned out wonderfully!! Here's how I did it: I diced two boneless, skinless chicken breasts and ...

My husband and I loved this soup - it tastes just like the chicken tortilla soup I've had at restaurants. I made the following changes. I first sauteed cut up chicken breast in a little olive ...

I can't say enough good things about this recipe!! Suffice to say that I've made it at least 6 times in the past several months. It's such a good, hearty soup, and so easy to make. I've made it...

Not sure if people are rating this recipe based on their personal revisions, but as written this recipe does not deliver. It's too watery, it needs more time to cook, and it completely lacks in ...

Not like the tortilla soup I had in Mexico, but very good with some changes other reviewers suggested. I started with the base and it tasted bland so I added cumin and more chili powder (salt an...

So delicious!! I only gave this four stars because this is the second time I've made it; the first time I followed the recipe exactly but this time I modified it slightly. My changes made it e...

GREAT - We are big soup lovers and make many kinds of soup all year round. My husband, son and I love this soup. I have made this soup at least 4 times over the last year. I usually double the r...

We loved this soup! I didn't add the oregano because that seems like an Italian herb. Instead I added cumin. Be sure to use crushed tomatoes and not whole or chopped. The crushed is thicker,...

Excellent lightly spicy soup, Star! I think the base flavor needed "something" though. The oregano was a little too prominent, to me. I added 1/4 cup red wine (boil off the alcohol for a few min...