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This is a wonderful tortilla soup recipe. This makes a very large quantity of soup. I started it in a four quart pot but after adding the 4 cans of chicken broth I decided to put it into an eight quart pot. I used the masa harina instead of tortillas with excellent results. I also tempered the milk before adding it to the pot for fear it might curdle. The remaining soup is in the freezer so I don't know how it will hold up but we'll eat it in a week or two. Since spicyness seems to deminish in the freezer we may need to add some chili powder at serving time. Thanks for a great soup recipe.

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janiceherd February 13, 2011

This soup was great! I added a bit of hot sauce to it because we like things with a little extra kick. Didn't have corn tortillas (silly me accidentally bought flour ones), so i used some corn meal like others suggested and I actually cut up some of the flour tortillas and put them in anyways. Instead of poaching the chicken, I just started out the whole soup by dicing up the chicken and cooking it in some oil in the pot before adding the veggies to saute. It turned out delicious!

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HuskerTD February 09, 2011

Wow, this was wonderful! The only changes I made were to use regular tomatoes & chili paste instead of Rotel, plus had to use flour tortillas instead of corn. The results were fabulous. Thanks for sharing this keeper.

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Heydarl December 17, 2010

Delicious! The recipe served five people. I didn't have any celery, and didn't feel like it was missing any flavor. I used Trader Joe's taco seasoning mix, which made it a bit more spicy, but perfect. I didn't have corn tortillas, so I used flour tortillas, and it was great. would like to try with corn tortillas some time. I don't cook with non stick pans, so when I added the cheese, some of it stuck to the bottom of the pan. could have probably been prevented by continually stirring once the cheese has been added to the pot. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Will definitely make again!

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healingtouch05 October 12, 2010

I made this for a Mexican theme party I hosted tonight, and it went over extremely well. I did not add the can of diced tomatoes since my boyfriend isn't a fan of them, and didn't find that the flavor suffered at all for it. The addition of the soft tortillas made for an unusual texture. Unfortunately I didn't have tortilla chips to scatter on the soup, but I think that would have been a nice contrast to the soft tortillas.

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melilia July 07, 2010

Well, this certainly does not need another review added! This is soooo good and super easy to make! I made the recipe pretty much exactly as is except for the following minor changes: I pulled and shredded the meat from one grocery store rotisserie chicken, I used about 4 oz of shredded cheddar cheese (it was an 8oz package and I wanted some leftover for garnish), and I used two 32 oz boxed packages of chicken broth. Thank you!!

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aznbbdoll June 20, 2010

Soup was great. I had to change a few things so that my family & I (we are Mexican American) could enjoy it a little bit more. We decided to not use the milk; not really my thing with this type of soup. We grilled the chicken with cumin & garlic salt...yummy!! But note to self...do not add the tortillas to the soup until the very end or else they break up. I also added 1/2 of a jalapeno peper to spice it up...sshhh I didn't tell my family. :) All in all this recipe was great to go by. Will definately use it again!!

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mlrosas March 25, 2010

Simply Amazing!! I put seven of the ten tortillas in the soup, and used the other three to make homemade tortilla strips. I also added more shredded rotisserie chicken. Next time, I plan to use more than 1 cup of each of the veggies because there was still plenty of the broth to go around.

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TriciaWin October 17, 2009

The consistency was horrible, I used whole wheat tortillas and it turned out to be a soggy tortilla mess...the flavor was okay but I couldn't get over the texture. I'm not sure if using white tortillas would have made a difference, but I'm not going to try again.

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Baking Bunny February 12, 2009

Most excellent soup. We have been searching for a long time for a tortilla soup just like the restaurants serve. Bravo! You did it! Thanks much.

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