Chicken Tortilla Soup

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by nick.roosen

A creamy cheese soup similar to Max and Erma's Tortilla Soup.

Top Review by logoworks

I dont usually review recipes (although I always check out others reviews!) but this one was so good, I had to! I make trips to Max and Ermas for their soup and this is BETTER than that!! I tripled it for a football party and it went like crazy! I did cut down on the chili powder (using 5 teas. instead of 6 - tripling the recipe, remember?) and it was plenty spicy. But then I have a low threshold for hot... Definitely make it if you are looking for comfort food that everyone will love...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in pot over medium heat.
  2. Stir in flour and cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes.
  3. Slowly whisk in small amounts of chicken broth at a time, then whisk in milk.
  4. Reduce heat to low and stir in Velveeta cubes; stir until melted.
  5. Stir in Ro*Tel, chicken, and spices.
  6. Once soup is heated through, add the shredded cheese and stir until melted.
  7. Can be served with tortilla strips and a handful of cheese on top once ladled into bowls.

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