Tortilla Soup II

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You may thicken soup by adding the desired amount of tomato paste to the soup or extend the recipe by adding one 10-ounce can of tomato soup. Garnish with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and the tortilla strips.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
7
Yield:
6 to 8 - servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves, cooked and shredded

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles

  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • ½ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 4 (10 inch) flour tortillas

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Combine the chicken broth, green chilies, tomatoes with green chilies, onion, and garlic in a soup pot. Add the shredded chicken. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-35 minutes.

  2. Add the lime juice, cilantro, cayenne, and cumin. Simmer for 10-15 minutes longer.

  3. Cut the tortillas into 1/2 x 2-inch strips. Fry in hot olive oil in skillet until golden brown; drain on paper towels.

  4. Ladle the soup into bowls. Garnish with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and the tortilla strips.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

285 Calories
7g Fat
27g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 285
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 585mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 277mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.