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The World's Best Tortilla Soup

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Tired of generic tortilla soups? Try an intoxicating medley of rich flavors, vegetables, and wholesome food."
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1 h servings 562
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until brown and tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in 2 cans of chicken broth and canned tomatoes. Add fresh tomatoes.
  2. Mix Anaheim chile peppers, jalapeno pepper, cumin, chili powder, and pepper into the pot. Stir in chicken. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer soup until flavors combine, about 20 minutes.
  3. Ladle soup into serving bowls; twist 1 lime wedge into each bowl. Top with corn chips, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, avocado slices, and cilantro.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Mexican cheese blend can be substituted for the Cheddar cheese.
  • Tortilla strips (such as Mission®) can be substituted for the corn chips if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 562 calories; 35.5 28.3 33.3 110 1075 Full nutrition

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This soup is delicious. I followed the directions and it was fabulous!

I made this soup scaled out to 40 people instead of Anaheim Chile peppers i used Serrano peppers nice flavor a little less heat every one that had it loved it

Just as easy and tasty as proposed! I liked it!

We love Tortilla Soup and although this one was OK, it wasn't quite 'it' for us. I like more veggies, carrots, corn & some rice too. If you can get it, use California or New Mexico Chili powd...