Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup


This easy chicken tortilla soup is a delicious, zesty soup recipe with only 6 canned ingredients! Serve topped with tortilla chips and shredded Cheddar cheese. Throw away the cans, and no one will know it is not from scratch!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
looking down at a bowl of six can chicken tortilla soup, garnished with tortilla strips and cilantro.

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  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans

  • 1 (10 ounce) can chunk chicken

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

  • crushed tortilla chips (Optional)

  • shredded Cheddar cheese (Optional)


  1. Gather all ingredients.

    All ingredients gathered to make six can chicken tortilla soup.

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  2. Pour chicken broth, corn, black beans, chunk chicken, and diced tomatoes with green chilies into a large saucepan or stockpot over medium heat.

    Ingredients poured into a stock pot.

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  3. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until chicken is heated through, about 15 minutes.

    Ingredients simmering until chicken is heated through.

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  4. Serve hot, topped with tortilla chips and grated cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
5g Fat
27g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 1483mg 64%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 427mg 9%

* 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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