Quick and Easy Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Brad Williams Modified: March 25, 2022
Quick and Easy Tortilla Soup Recipe

How To Make Quick Tortilla Soup

Flour tortillas add not only texture but an extra starchiness to this quick and easy tortilla soup. Made with tomatoes, herbs, and spices, try this soup now.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 55 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4chicken breast,boneless halves, cooked and shredded
  • 14.5ozchicken broth
  • 4ozgreen chiles,diced
  • 10oztomatoes,with green chile peppers, diced
  • 1onion,chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 1tbsplime juice,fresh
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped fresh
  • ½tspground cayenne pepper
  • ½tspground cumin
  • 4flour tortillas
  • 1tbspolive oil

Instructions

  1. Combine the chicken broth, green chilies, tomatoes with green chilies, onion, and garlic in a soup pot.

  2. Add the shredded chicken. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes.

  3. Add the lime juice, cilantro, cayenne, and cumin. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes longer.

  4. Cut the tortillas into ½ x 2-inch strips. Fry in hot olive oil in skillet until golden brown; drain on paper towels.

  5. Ladle the soup into bowls. Garnish with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and the tortilla strips.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 316.14kcal
  • Fat: 14.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.47g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.26g
  • Fiber: 1.79g
  • Sugar: 4.39g
  • Protein: 25.44g
  • Cholesterol: 65.40mg
  • Sodium: 358.90mg
  • Calcium: 73.07mg
  • Potassium: 507.57mg
  • Iron: 2.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 54.80µg
  • Vitamin C: 47.39mg
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