Oh So Satisfying Best Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

By electricdiet / October 14, 2020

Crowd Pleasing Chicken Tortilla Soup

Best Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe from Holly Clegg’s Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook is a great cool weather soup when you have extras to feed and when your goal is eating healthy. A cross between an easy White Chicken Chili and Tortilla Soup, this chunky chicken tortilla soup recipe is filled with beans, corn, and southwestern flair. The best of both worlds!  This recipe is a thicker, chunkier soup with corn and beans. When serving the soup,  serve with condiments.  Top this healthy chicken tortilla soup recipe with cheese, avocados, and tortilla strips.  Chunky, hearty and oh soooo good!  When you make it, we bet there won’t be one drop of this delicious soup left.

Best Chicken Tortilla Soup
Leftover chicken (Rotisserie chicken), southwestern seasonings and canned broth quickly turn into a mouth-watering one-pot meal.

    Servings13 (1 cup) servings


    • 46-8-inch

      flour tortillascut into 1/4-inch strips

    • 1cup

      chopped onion

    • 1teaspoon

      minced garlic

    • 1 1/2pounds

      boneless, skinless chicken breastscut into strips (4 cups cooked)

    • 1(28-ounce) can

      chopped tomatoes with juice

    • 6cups

      fat-free chicken broth

    • 1(4-ounce) can

      chopped green chiliesdrained

    • 1(16-ounce) package

      frozen corn

    • 1(15 1/2-ounce) can

      Great Northern or navy white beansdrained and rinsed

    • 2tablespoons

      lime juice

    • 1 1/2teaspoons

      ground cumin

    • 1tablespoon

      chili powder

    • 1/2cup

      chopped green onions

    • 1cup

      shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend or Cheddar cheese

    • 1

      small avocadopeeled and diced

    1. Preheat oven 350°F. Place tortilla strips on baking sheet and bake 10-15 minutes or until crisp. Set aside.

    2. In nonstick pot coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté onion and garlic over medium heat until tender, about 7 minutes.

    3. Add chicken and continue cooking until chicken is done, about 5-7 minutes. Add tomatoes with juice, broth, green chilies, corn, beans, lime juice, cumin, and chili powder. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer about 10-15 minutes.

    4. Serve soup topped with tortilla strips, green onions, cheese, and avocado.

    Recipe Notes

    Per Serving: Calories 209 Calories from Fat 17% Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 37mg Sodium 571mg Carbohydrates 24g Dietary Fiber 5g Total Sugars 4g, Protein 20g, Dietary Exchanges:  1 1/2 starch,  2 lean meat

    Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Amazing Diabetic Delicious Soup

    Yes, this delicious Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe makes an easy diabetic chicken tortilla soup.  All Holly Clegg’s recipes include nutritional information and this recipe is even DIABETIC! It also has 5 grams fiber making it a high fiber food option and we always need to include more fiber into our diet.  This is a one-meal dish and works great in a slow cooker or take a short cut with rotisserie chicken! Lots of people love a chicken tortilla slow cooker soup plus it’s great to serve the soup in!

    Oh So Satisfying Cool Weather Soup

    This Chicken Tortilla Soup is one of Holly Clegg’s favorites from her Louisiana kitchen! With her Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook  you get all of her healthy Cajun recipes! You’ll find all of your favorite soup recipes and many more meals like most popular Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with a healthy, delicious and EASY roux!

    Best of all, these easy Cajun recipes you can make wherever you are and they are also healthy Cajun recipes. Who said Louisiana cooking wasn’t good for you?!

    Serve Best Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe in White Soup Bowl

    You will really like these plain soup bowls! If you don’t have soup bowls, these bowls make a great option. They are the perfect size, dishwasher safe and with colder weather around the corner, you’ll find you will be pulling out these bowls all the time.

    They go with whatever dishes you have and this easy Chicken Tortilla Soup is a one-meal dish-even hearty enough to fill up those big eaters and so delicious!

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    You will love serving this best Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe for company coming over to watch games or gatherings.  You can even keep the soup warm in a slow cooker and serve with mugs.  Have the condiments in a bowl surrounding the soup and let everyone serve themselves.  Who doesn’t love Chicken Tortilla Soup?!  The ingredient list might look long but the recipe is easy.  If you can open cans you can cook this soup!

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