Chicken Tortilla Soup

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Pepina Rae

Here's a great "stick to your ribs" soup. It is a meal all unto itself. It's classic and it's simply delicious. Serve with toasted buttered french bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté garlic and onions in oil in large pan or Dutch oven until soft.
  2. Add next 7 ingredients to pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Whisk cornstarch/water mixture into soup. Remember that full thickening will not be achieved until mixture comes to a boil. Adjust amount to create desired consistency.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add chicken and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add cream and sour cream.
  7. Deep-fry tortilla strips in 350°F oil OR spray with non-stick cooking spray and bake in a 400°F degree oven until crisp.
  8. Top each serving with cheese, avocado, tortilla strips, and cilantro.

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