Tex-Mex Tortilla Soup

Tex-Mex Tortilla Soup

A topping of crushed tortilla chips adds crunch to this delicious 30-minute spicy chicken soup recipe.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
6
SERVING SIZE
1 1/2 cups
YIELD
9 cups
TOTAL TIME
30 mins

Tex-Mex Tortilla Soup

A topping of crushed tortilla chips adds crunch to this delicious 30-minute spicy chicken soup recipe.

Tex-Mex Tortilla Soup
SERVINGS
6
SERVING SIZE
1 1/2 cups
YIELD
9 cups
TOTAL TIME
30 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 - 1   pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs or breast halves
  • 3  14  ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2  cup chopped onion (1 medium)
  • 1/4  cup chopped green sweet pepper
  • 1 - 2   teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8  teaspoon black pepper
  • 1   cup frozen loose-pack whole kernel corn
  • 3   cups tortilla chips, coarsely crushed
  • 1   cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1   avocado, seeded, peeled, and cut into chunks (optional)
  •  Snipped fresh cilantro, sliced fresh jalapeno peppers (see note, page 000), and/or lime wedges (optional)
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Directions
1. 
Cut chicken into bite-size pieces; set aside. In a 4-quart Dutch oven combine chicken broth, undrained tomatoes, onion, sweet pepper, chili powder, cumin, and black pepper. Bring to boiling. Add chicken. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add corn. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes more.
2. 
Sprinkle each serving with tortilla chips and cheese. If desired, top with avocado, cilantro, and/or sliced jalapeno peppers; serve with lime wedges.
3. 
Makes 6 servings (9 cups)

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 298, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 77, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 21, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 5, pro. (g) 25, vit. A (IU) 389, vit. C (mg) 17, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 6, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 24, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 817, Potassium (mg) 277, calcium (mg) 212, iron (mg) 2, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1, Lean Meat () 3, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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