Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Total Time: 50 mins

Servings: 8-10

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 yellow onion

  • 4 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 large chicken breasts (1 – 1.5 lbs)

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 2 14.5 oz cans diced fire roasted tomatoes

  • 1 can black beans

  • 1 can corn

  • 1 can green chilies (optional – or 1 jalapeno diced)

  • 1 small lime, juiced

  • 1 tbsp chili powder

  • 3 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika (optional)

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne (optional for heat)

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • Avocado, Greek yogurt, cheese, hot sauce, cilantro for garnish

  • Tortilla chips for topping or dipping

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, heat two tablespoons olive oil over medium heat

  2. Add in onions, garlic, and cilantro and saute until fragrant

  3. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, beans, corn, chilies and lime juice and stir

  4. Add in remaining spices and then add in chicken breasts

  5. Bring to a boil

  6. Once boiling, lower heat and let simmer for 10 minutes

  7. Remove chicken breasts from soup and let rest for 10 minutes, then shred with fork

  8. Put shredded chicken back in soup and let simmer an additional 10 minutes

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