Chicken Tortilla Soup for Dieters

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Jeanette G

My boss gave me this recipe when she was going to Weight Watchers. I tried it and was impressed with how easy it is to make and the great flavor. If you follow this recipe exactly this is only 3 points per serving. I myself never follow the serving and always tend to add more tortillas and chicken and cheese!

Top Review by stormylee

Oh, so enjoyable!! I used tomato passata instead of tomato sauce as that's what I happened to have on hand; 300 g of chicken, which was plenty indeed, and probably double the avocado called for. It was still not bad calorie-wise, and simply immensly delicious! Will definitely go into the rotation - thank you so much for sharing!

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees and thinly slice one of the tortillas and place it on a baking sheet and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes until crisp.
  2. Crush the remaining 2 tortillas into small pieces.
  3. Heat 2 Tbs of the chicken broth in a pot and add your onion and garlic and cook about 2 minutes until softened.
  4. Add the remaining chicken broth, crushed tortillas, tomato sauce, cilantro, cumin, chili powder, bay leaf and salt.
  5. Bring this mixture to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Discard bay leaf and transfer the mixture to a blender and puree working in batches to avoid overflows.
  7. Pour soup into 4 bowls and top each with tortilla strips, chicken, avocado and cheese.
  8. Enjoy!

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