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easy chicken tortilla soup- No Diets Allowed

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

  1. 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.
  2. Add chicken broth/stock and water. Bring to boil.
  3. 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.
  4. Serve with diced avocado and tortilla chips on top.
  5. ~ Recipe idea inspired from AHA Healthy Family Meals.