Chicken Tortilla Soup II

Chicken Tortilla Soup II


"Easy to make ahead and makes great leftovers too!"


1 h 10 m servings 418 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 418 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 22.3 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 29.2 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 796 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large stock pot heat oil. Add tortillas, garlic, cilantro and onion. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add cumin, chili powder, bay leaves and chicken stock. Return to a boil, reduce heat to medium and add salt and cayenne. Simmer for 30 minutes remove bay leaves and stir in chicken. Heat through and serve.
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  1. 379 Ratings


YUM, so great!!! One note: about HALF the oil is plenty. For ease of preparation, I got a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the deli counter instead of the chicken breasts - way faster and easi...

This soup is great! Everybody loves it. I did two things differently -- first, I cooked the chicken with the spices in the first step of the recipe so the chicken meat would absorb the flavors....

The flavor is pretty good. The appearance is mushy garbage. It has so much oil it collects at the top in a thick layer. It hardly looks edible, but it is. I will however attempt this recipe ...

Absolutely incredible. I would decresase the oil to 4 tbl spoons next time. I added 2 cans of diced corn and 2 cans of rinsed black beans. We topped it with sourcream, cheese and green onions...

This is a fantastic soup that allows room to experiment. I followed the recipe but, made a few changes..... Started with a CHILI infused OIL.................I did keep the TORTILLAS in the soup ...

Trey, this is a fabulous recipe. I used about one and half pounds of boneless chicken breasts that I sprinkled with Spicy Mrs. Dash and cookd for 5 minutes in my George Forman grill. I let it ...

Very, very simple and excellent for a cool autumn day. I substituted one cup of whole milk for one cup of chicken stock and it was a creamy, zesty success. Don't forget the shredded cheddar on t...

Very tasty and easy to make. I added half a can of black beans, half a can of corn, and used Rotel for the tomatoes.

This was a good start. I used a 29 oz can of Rotel because I like spicy (but did omit the cayenne pepper). I sauteed the onion and a little bell pepper in oil with garlic & cumin and added this...