Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Emma

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Savor the rich and comforting taste of our Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup. This recipe combines the heartiness of chicken, the creaminess of cheese, and the perfect blend of spices, creating a dish that’s both satisfying and delicious.

Ideal for any meal, this soup is sure to become a staple in your kitchen.

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly minced garlic
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) of chicken broth
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) of condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 cup of picante sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon each of dried oregano, ground cumin, and dried cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground white pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound of pre-cooked, shredded chicken
  • ⅔ cup of canned corn, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup of half-and-half cream
  • ¼ cup of crispy tortilla strips
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Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, sautéing until the onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the chicken broth, condensed Cheddar cheese soup, picante sauce, chili powder, oregano, cumin, cilantro, white pepper, and bay leaf. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the shredded chicken, corn, and half-and-half to the boiling mixture. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve the soup hot, garnished with crispy tortilla strips.

Preparation Details

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Servings: Serves 6 people
  • Yield: Enough for 6 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 337
  • Fat: 20g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Protein: 22g
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CREAMY-CHICKEN-TORTILLA-SOUP

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Delight in our rich Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup! Tender chicken, creamy cheese, and aromatic spices make it a perfect and satisfying meal any day. 🍲✨

  • Total Time: Roughly 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly minced garlic
  • 2 cans (14 ounces each) of chicken broth
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) of condensed Cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 cup of picante sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon each of dried oregano, ground cumin, and dried cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground white pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound of pre-cooked, shredded chicken
  • ⅔ cup of canned corn, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup of half-and-half cream
  • ¼ cup of crispy tortilla strips

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic, sautéing until the onion is soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the chicken broth, condensed Cheddar cheese soup, picante sauce, chili powder, oregano, cumin, cilantro, white pepper, and bay leaf. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. Add the shredded chicken, corn, and half-and-half. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Serve hot, garnished with crispy tortilla strips.

Notes

  • Customize the spice level to your preference with additional chili powder or picante sauce.
  • For a lighter version, substitute half-and-half with whole milk.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: Approximately 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: About 40 minutes
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
  • Calories: 337 Kcal
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 1454mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 72mg

Keywords: Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup, Comfort Food, Hearty Soup, Tex-Mex Cuisine

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