Chicken Tortilla Soup III


Easy and delicious! Chicken, corn, cilantro, salsa - your favorite Mexican flavors served up hot. Viva Mexico!

8 servings


  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons margarine

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 3 (14 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 4 cups half-and-half

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup

  • 1 cup fresh salsa

  • 1 (15 ounce) can creamed corn

  • 6 boneless, chicken breast halves - cooked, skinned

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 1 (1.27 ounce) packet dry fajita seasoning

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 16 ounces tortilla chips

  • 8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, saute the garlic and onion in the butter or margarine for 5 minutes. Add flour and stir well, cooking for 1 minute more. Add the broth and half-and-half. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low.

  2. Add the soup, salsa, corn, chicken, cumin, fajita seasoning and 2 tablespoons cilantro. Stir and continue to heat for 15 minutes. Crumble tortilla chips into individual bowls, add 1/2 ounce shredded cheese to each bowl and ladle in soup. Top each bowl with more crumbled chips, remaining 1/2 ounce cheese and remaining 1 tablespoon cilantro, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

853 Calories
49g Fat
66g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 853
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 63%
Saturated Fat 19g 94%
Cholesterol 139mg 46%
Sodium 2166mg 94%
Total Carbohydrate 66g 24%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 476mg 37%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 688mg 15%

* 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.

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