Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken tortilla soup is a great comfort food to enjoy! Make a grilled cheese and dip into the soup. YUMMY!


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 poblano pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, finely diced
  • 1 (4oz) can diced green chiles, drained
  • 1 (14oz) can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 store bought roasted chicken, chopped
  • 1/4 cilantro, chopped
  • 2 avocados, chopped
  • Mexican cheese, optional for garnish
  • Shredded tortillas, optional for garnish


  1. Set a large soup pot to medium heat. Once the pan is hot add in olive oil. Sauté onion and red pepper for 3 minutes. Until your onions become translucent. Then add in garlic, poblano pepper and jalapeño pepper. Let sauté for 2 minutes.

  2. Next add in green chilis, roasted tomatoes, corn, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper.

  3. Combine all of the ingredients and once it starts to come to a boil then immediately lower to simmer and add in lime juice, chicken broth, chopped chicken and cover for 30 minutes

  4. When ready to serve add in cilantro and avocado

  5. Garnish with Mexican cheese or shredded tortillas (optional)

  6. Serve with a grilled cheese or plantain chips

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