Soup's On #2: Tortilla Soup

This soup is easy to put together and is loaded with authentic ingredients & flavor!

- Recipe -

  ● 3 T. olive oil 

  ● 1 lbs. chicken breast tenders 

  ● 1 small onion, diced 

  ● 2 cloves garlic, minced 

  ● 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced 

  ● 1 T. fresh oregano, chopped (or 1 t. dried oregano) 

  ● 6 cups of chicken broth 

  ● 1 (16 oz.) can of diced tomatoes, drained 

  ● 1 4 oz. can diced mild green chiles 

  ● 1-1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn 

  ● 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped (plus a bit more for garnish) 

  ● salt & pepper to taste 

  ● Juice of 1 lime 

  ● corn tortilla chips 

  ● shredded Jack or Cheddar Cheese 


1.In a soup pot, brown chicken in 2 T. olive oil, over medium high heat.  Remove chicken from pan and cut into smaller pieces. Set aside. 

2. Add 1 T. olive oil to pan and saute onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper over medium-high heat until lightly browned. 

3. Add oregano, chicken stock, tomatoes, diced chiles, corn, chicken, cilantro, salt & pepper. Bring to boil, lower heat to low and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Add lime juice right before serving. 

Serving: 

Ladle a serving of the soup into a bowl. Top with tortilla strips, cheese, & cilantro.

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