Chicken Tortilla Soup

 Juicy chicken, sweet corn, tangy broth, with crisp bell peppers, onions, and celery make a quick and easy chicken tortilla soup.  It’s pretty perfect on it’s own, but adding an avocado and crunchy tortilla chips on top just overdoes it!  This classic recipe and it’s complimenting flavors and textures never gets old.

 

chicken tortilla soup recipe easy- No Diets Allowed

 

recipe chicken tortilla soup- No Diets Allowed

 

 

I really am infatuated the unique flavor of cumin and chili powder… especially when they’re united in recipes like this one and my Chicken Fiesta Soup.  I purchase a large container of McCormick’s Cumin and Chili Powder so I will always have some on hand for scrumptious dinners like these.  They’re two spices my kitchen does not go without.

 

recipe for chicken tortilla soup- No Diets Allowed

 

 

Are you tired of me emphasizing the importance of reading ingredients?  I truly apologize.  I wish I could say this would be the last time.  I just want you to put good things into that body of yours!  I’ve read ingredients on lots of broths and keep coming back to the brand Pacific Natural.  Rich flavor, organic, and free from those unnecessary additives.

 

easy chicken tortilla soup recipe- No Diets Allowed

 

 

Well, friends, enjoy your dinner!  It’s a good one.

 

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 medium ribs of celery, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 (32 oz) organic chicken broth/stock, low-sodium
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 large chicken breasts or 6 to 7 chicken tenders, thawed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 jalapeno, remove seeds and finely chopped (optional... keep seeds to make it spicy!)
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, diced keeping seeds and juices
  • 1 cup frozen sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, snipped and finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • Tortilla chips

Instructions

In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil about 1 minute. Add bell pepper, celery, onion, and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes until vegetables are slightly tender.

Add chicken broth/stock and water. Bring to boil.

Add chicken, jalapeno, tomatoes, corn, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, and cumin. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for additional 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken no longer pink.

Serve with diced avocado and tortilla chips on top.

~ Recipe idea inspired from AHA Healthy Family Meals.

http://www.nodietsallowed.com/recipe-chicken-tortilla-soup/

  Kami

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Comments

  1. Sherri says:

    I love tortilla soup and this one looks very yummy! I would love to try it but I’m not seeing how much chicken? :)

    • Kami says:

      Hahaha… thanks, Sherri! I’m going to blame my pregnancy brain on missing that key ingredient. I’ve updated the recipe. Thanks again for catching my mistake!

  2. Libby says:

    I’m going to try this recipe this week! If all goes well it’ll be added to our monthly recipe rotation. I’ll keep you posted

    • Kami says:

      Please do, Libby! It’s definitely one of your family favorites.

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