Leftover Chicken Tortilla Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by cervantesbrandi

I always find this recipe helpful when I am trying to use leftover chicken. It has a wonderful fresh flavor and good anytime.

Top Review by david_vollmers

A whole meal in a bowl. This is so easy and so tasty. This is going into the regular rotation at our house. I didn't have any jalapeno pepper, so I just used a regular yellow pepper, which still added some spice. I added some carrots to bring some extra nutrition and they fit in well with the flavors. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a soup pan on medium high. Add tomatoes, onion, jalapeños and garlic. Cook for 15 minutes or until tomatoes are nice and pulpy.
  2. Add chicken broth, cumin, salt and pepper and cook covered on medium low for 10 minutes.
  3. Add chicken and cook covered on medium low for an additional 5 minutes and serve.
  4. I always garnish this soup with fresh cilantro, a squeeze of lime juice, some diced avocado and some crunchy tortilla strips.

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