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Good basic Chicken Tortilla Soup that I've been making for years. I use chicken stock rather then broth for more flavor. I also add a 7 oz can of Salsa Verda, and use green enchilada sauce rather then red. I made it yesterday and it was the first time that I used broken tortilla chips rather then going through the hassle with the corn tortillas~~worked great! I did also add black beans for the first time, super!!

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Ms. Mother Earth May 10, 2011

It's a tasty soup. I did add black beans and topped with crushed tortilla chip and cheese. I can say I am still on the hunt for a really good chicken tortilla soup. This to me was more tomato soup with a little bit of Mexican influence.

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georgeweezie_8318418 December 21, 2010

Delicious soup!! I only made two changes. I didn't have any enchilada sauce so I added 1 tablespoon of Lawry's Enchilada Sauce mix powder. Also, I like my corn tortillias torn up into bits and put into the soup. The taste of the broth was spot-on for a great chicken tortilla soup. Healthy and satisfying. I will definitely make this again and again.

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Pam-I-Am March 16, 2010

Terrific meal!!!!! I only used 1 lb chicken and had to use picante sauce instead of enchilada (I was out). I added a can of kidney beans for some extra filling and it was gobbled up by my spice-hating 7 year old and mother as well as by myself and my dad, who enjoy spices. This worked out so well! Thanks for posting what will now be a regular recipe around here!

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SmoochTheCook February 09, 2009

This soup has great flavor, but is less hearty than I wanted. Now, I always add a can of black beans and a cup of rice in the beginning and the consistency is perfect. Sometimes I use frozen chicken breasts, cook for 6-8 hours on low, come home, shred the chicken and cook for another 30 minutes to an hour. Thanks for posting, this is something we make at least once a month, that freezes very well for lunches.

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Tee Lee December 30, 2008

Parmesan Cheese....? hmmm

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Goodieman September 23, 2008

I have made this only one time and I cooked it on the stove instead of the crock pot as called out(didn't have enough time)and it was excellent and super easy!!! I will definitely make this again. It was a little spicy for the kids, but there is always grilled cheese for them. :)

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Chef T Mc January 24, 2008

I made this soup after getting a days notice that I needed to cater a small film set but couldn't have red meat. It was a cold weekend so I adopted this recipe a little and turned it into a "chicken chili" sort of dish. I added some crushed red pepper for some bite, some extra chicken, and a can each of red and black beans. Topped with shredded cheddar, fresh cilantro, and some hint of lime tortila chips, this one was a huge hit! It smelled so good and tasted even better! I also used frozen uncooked chicken breast and cooked on high heat overnight to fit my schedule and it worked out perfect! Thanks so much!

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Amanda Mo! January 06, 2008

Excellent flavor! It's great to start in the morning before work and come home to the delicious smell in the evening! I also add avocado and pico de gallo to spice it up a bid. It's a great recipe that even my finicky 6 year old likes! Thanks so much!!

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TaraMartin December 24, 2007

Excellent soup! Very flavorful and easy to make. I also topped mine with avocado. Thanks for sharing this terrific recipe.

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VanessaJ October 11, 2007
Chicken Tortilla Soup