Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ready in 2 hours

Good hearty soup for cold weather

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4.8 avg, 4 review(s) 100% would make again


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5 tablespoons Olive oil
1 large onion
1/3 cup chopped green chilis (Hatch or NM; (about 2-3 cans)
1 teaspoon garlic; chopped
2 pounds chicken legs
3 flour tortillas and 3 corn tortillas pan browned
1 14-oz can beef broth
2 14-oz cans chicken broth
1/4 cup green onion (chives); chopped
1 bag Tortilla chips
1 Monterey Jack cheese; Shredded
2 teaspoons Garlic Salt
1 teaspoon Onion Powder
1 1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder
1/3 teaspoon Cumin
1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
1/3 teaspoon White Pepper; (optional for VERY spicy soup)

Original recipe makes 12



In a large soup pot, combine the chopped onion, chopped garlic, olive oil, green chilis, and dry spices; and cook over medium high heat until onions are dark brown and starting to caramelize. Add the chicken and cook until evenly browned. Next, add beef and chicken broth, then water to cover the chicken with 1 inch to spare.

Cook for at least 1 hour to allow the chicken to cook down.Remove chicken to a large bowl and de-bone. Return chicken to the pot.

In a blender combine the flour and corn tortillas with 3 cups of the broth and blend one or two seconds until COARSELY blended. After blending return to the pot. Cook for at least another hour.

Serve in a large soup bowl and garnish with tortilla chips, cheese, and chives.


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imdequeen 4 months ago
sumtinsassy 1 year ago
excellent'e,,,,yumm, CCheryl
CCheryl 4 years ago
This recepie is usually very spicy. Only use the White Pepper if you like your food VERY spicy. [I posted this recipe.]
kdduno 4 years ago
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