Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 50 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 6 servings
  • Tortillas thicken and garnish this tasty soup.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into strips
  • 2 cup chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cup cooked, diced chicken
  • 1 tbsp Minced Onion
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Medium Grind Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes, diced with green chilies
  • 1/2 cup julienned carrots
  • 2 cup (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Bake tortilla strips at 350ºF for 7 to 10 minutes or until crisp.

  2. Combine chicken stock, chicken, onion, garlic, black pepper and chili powder in a stock pot.
  3. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in black beans, tomatoes, carrots and tortilla chips (reserve a few tortilla strips for garnish).
  5. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Add cheddar cheese.
  7. Garnish with remaining tortilla strips and if desired, sour cream.
  8. Serve immediately.