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.