Ally's Sweet and Savory Eats: Delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup

So, yesterday my mom came and watched the little man while we were both at work, since our babysitter had to attend a funeral. And guess what she brought with her...

Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup.

Yum.

I've made this version before for a soup cook-off held at a previous job a few years back, and if I'm recalling it did pretty darn good! May have even won, I can't remember...

So, I definitely wanted to share the recipe with all of you, as it is prime soup tasting weather. And like any other soup, it just tastes better the longer it sits!


Chicken Tortilla Soup
1 c. chopped onion
2 minced garlic cloves
2 T. oil

In a large pan saute the above ingredients on a low simmer until tender.

Add in:
4 oz. green chilies
12 oz. Italian style stewed tomatoes
4 c. chicken broth
1 t. lemon pepper
2 t. worchestershire sauce
1 t. chili powder
1 t. ground cumin
1/2 t. hot sauce

Simmer for 20 minutes.

In a small bowl combine 4 T. flour with 1/2 c. water. Wisk into the soup and bring to a boil. Add in 1 pound of diced/shredded chicken and simmer another 5 minutes.

The best way to eat this soup in my opinion? Add a doll up of sour cream to your bowl and a handful of crushed tortilla chips...genius. If you want to go the healthy route, skip the sour cream and you still have a great bowl of goodness for very little calories.

Try this, you'll love it!
What is your favorite kind of soup?

9 comments:

  1. Mmm, I'm loving soup lately! I made a taco soup this week that was pretty killer. This looks fantastic too - does your mom want to come make me some?? ;-)

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  2. Looks delicious...especially with the sliced avocado on top! My favorite soup? Hmm thats a hard one but I am always a fan of broccoli cheddar or french onion!

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  3. Looks so good-Love tortilla soups!

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  4. Yummy! I have never had this type of soup before! Something I will have to try!

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  5. I love all kinds of soup!! I can't pick a fave :-)

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  6. I absolutely LOVE tortilla soup - yours looks delicious!

    Glad your Momma was able to watch the little man! :D

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  7. Hey Ally - I think you forgot the chicken! I saw the chicken in the picture, but am sure that it would taste good without it!

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  8. I love all kinds of soup!! I can't pick a fave :-)

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  9. Yummy! I have never had this type of soup before! Something I will have to try!

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