Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup has become a favorite in restaurants. Add more hot sauce to this easy recipe for added zing.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 chicken breasts, boiled and shredded
  • 4½ cups water
  • 1 medium tomato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. chicken-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 drops hot sauce
  • 3 corn tortillas (6")
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped

Directions

  • Coat a medium, heavy-bottom saucepan with cooking spray. Place over medium heat until hot. Add onion, chilies, and garlic. Cook until onion is tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add shredded chicken, water, tomato, bouillon granules, cumin, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, and hot sauce, stirring well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer one hour.
  • Cut tortillas into ½" strips. Add to soup mixture. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Serve steaming hot. Garnish with cilantro.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 chicken breasts, boiled and shredded
  • 4½ cups water
  • 1 medium tomato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. chicken-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 drops hot sauce
  • 3 corn tortillas (6")
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped

Directions

  • Coat a medium, heavy-bottom saucepan with cooking spray. Place over medium heat until hot. Add onion, chilies, and garlic. Cook until onion is tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add shredded chicken, water, tomato, bouillon granules, cumin, chili powder, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, and hot sauce, stirring well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer one hour.
  • Cut tortillas into ½" strips. Add to soup mixture. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Serve steaming hot. Garnish with cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat2.5g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol70mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate14g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars2g
Protein30g