Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is how I make tortilla or fiesta soup. It's economical and protein-rich without using a lot of chicken breasts. I poach the chicken breast in water and save the water to add to the soup. We usually serve with quesadillas or nachos.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a soup pot. Add onions and cook until translucent.
  2. Add garlic and cook an additional 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add chicken and taco seasoning and stir, letting heat open up the spices.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients, except the cilantro and sour cream.
  5. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Add a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of cilantro to each bowl before serving.