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Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins

An easy recipe, Chicken Tortilla Soup is a delicious homemade soup with the Mexican flavors of green chiles, cumin and chili powder. Our easy tortilla soup comes together quickly and you can keep the ingredients on-hand in your pantry and fridge. 

Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chicken tortilla soup, easy chicken tortilla soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 210 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Heat 1 Tbs. oil in medium saucepot over medium-high heat. Saute tortilla strips until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Heat remaining 1 Tbs. oil in same saucepot. Cook onion, red bell pepper, chili powder, cumin and kosher salt until just tender, 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add broth, salsa, black beans, diced tomatoes with their juices, corn and green chilies. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10-12 minutes, stirring in chicken during last 2 minutes of cooking time.
  4. Top with tortilla strips, sour cream and cilantro.
Recipe Notes

* I usually buy the cartons of chicken broth and just pour out the amount I need but if you prefer using canned chicken broth you can easily substitute 2 cans (14.5 ounces each) chicken broth which will give you about 31/2 cups of broth.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 1429mg62%
Potassium 600mg17%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 2107IU42%
Vitamin C 54mg65%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.