Easy and Tasty Chicken Tortilla Soup


In my trials to find a great chicken tortilla soup recipe, I came up with this. It's fast, versatile, and so tasty! I like to serve this with a little sour cream and sharp cheddar cheese and a side of jalapeno cornbread. Yum!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
5 servings


  • 4 cups water

  • 3 cubes chicken bouillon

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 banana pepper, seeded and diced

  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can hominy, drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (14 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup

  • 2 (12.5 fl oz) cans white chicken, drained

  • 4 ½ teaspoons garlic powder

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

  • 5 dashes hot pepper sauce (such as Frank's RedHot®)

  • 3 tablespoons dried cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring the water to a boil in a large pot; stir the bouillon cubes into the water until dissolved. Add the onion, banana pepper, hominy, black beans, garbanzo beans, diced tomatoes with chiles, diced tomatoes, chicken soup, chicken, garlic powder, lime juice, hot pepper sauce, cilantro, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper; stir. Reduce heat to medium and cook the soup until the onions are soft and opaque, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

534 Calories
20g Fat
46g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 534
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 3037mg 132%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 36mg 179%
Calcium 146mg 11%
Iron 8mg 44%
Potassium 717mg 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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