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    Chicken Tortilla Soup (Similar to Houston's)

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    • on February 11, 2013

      My youngest son gives this soup 10 stars, I've made it many times and the family loves it!

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    • on November 21, 2009

      Excellent Soup! We were trying to duplicate the tortilla soup made by Baby Acapulco's Restaurant in Texas...This was very close. We omitted the diced tomatoes and Ro-Tel tomatoes. Didn't use a whole packet of taco seasoning (about 2/3 packet). Only used 4 tortillas to thicken as my husband likes his soup thin. To top it at the end we added sliced avacado, deep fried corn tortilla strips, and a little more cheese. Accidentally forgot the milk...but didn't hurt the taste.

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    • on July 22, 2009

      Great soup! I added corn and served Tostitos crumbled on top instead of the corn ones in the soup. I will have to try that next time though. I think I used too many tomatoes and I would probably cut the taco seasoning down to 1/2 or 3/4 of a packet next time to save on the sodium. *update - I made this again with the tortillas in the soup and it was awesome! I halved the recipe and it was the perfect amount. Made my own taco seasoning and it was perfect. Only used the rotel with shredded chicken from the crock pot. I love tortilla soup!

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    • on October 20, 2007

      Yes, this is excellent. 7 tortillas was plenty to thicken it for us. Ten made it too much like a thick stew for our taste.I added a tsp of cumin, a half cup chopped cilantro, and a can of corn. I have also made it w/o the cheese and milk to save some big calories and it's still terrific!

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    • on January 30, 2007

      Oh Yes, I love Tortilla Soup! I've never made it before, but this recipe made it so easy! This was so Good. Thanks for a keeper. The only thing I changed was that I added some cumin to the vegetables as I was cooking them, I didn't have any celery so I omitted and I had three cans of chicken broth and 1 if vegetable. It didn't mess up a thing in my book! Next time I will add a little less tomatoe and maybe some corn! I agree that you should start with 6-8 tortillas, as my soup was plenty thick after 6. Thanks again Elmolvsu.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Tortilla Soup (Similar to Houston's)

    Serving Size: 1 (684 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 500.9
     
    Calories from Fat 225
    44%
    Total Fat 25.0 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 10.8 g
    54%
    Cholesterol 83.9 mg
    27%
    Sodium 2347.9 mg
    97%
    Total Carbohydrate 35.0 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
    23%
    Sugars 6.8 g
    27%
    Protein 35.1 g
    70%

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