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Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Authentic Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe!  This easy to make tortilla soup is made with a handful of ingredients that you already have in your kitchen!  I based this recipe on my favorite NYC Mexican restaurant - now I can make it healthy at home!

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 10 oz chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pound cooked boneless chicken breast - cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 15 oz can of white hominy
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans rinsed/drained
  • 1 cup yellow corn kernels cooked
  • 1 4 oz can of chopped green chilies
  • 3 cubes frozen cilantro or 1/2 cup chopped fresh

Optional

  • Sliced Avocado
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Crushed Tortilla Chips

Instructions

  1. Heat vegetable oil over medium heat.
  2. Saute in minced garlic until slightly brown.
  3. Stir in crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, water, chili powder and oregano. Stir well.
  4. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in chicken, hominy, black beans, corn, chopped green chilies and cilantro. Stir well.
  6. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Serve into bowls, serve with crushed tortilla chips, avocado slices and shredded cheese on
  8. top.
  9. Enjoy!