Pastor Tom's Tortilla Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

So, I have no idea who Pastor Tom really is...but let me tell you, he can make a MEAN tortilla soup. This recipe was given to me from my mom and it has become a family favorite. I will never make tortilla soup another way. It's got great heat and flavor. You can add leftover shredded chicked as well. A little of the adobo sauce goes a LONG way. Suggestion: remove pepper if storing leftovers, otherwise it gets spicier!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro and sugar.
  2. Add blended ingredients to a large pot.
  3. Add in chicken broth, chipotle pepper and adobe sauce.
  4. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 20 minute.
  5. In individual soup bowls add: tortilla chips, cheese and sour cream.
  6. Ladle hot soup on top and serve immediatley.
Most Helpful

Tom Brown is a minister at the Word of Life Church here in El Paso, TX. We LOVE his tortilla soup. It is wonderful. The original recipe calls for 1/2 tsp sugar, 8 cups of chicken broth, 1 1/2 lbs cooked shredded chicken and 2-3 chipotle peppers w/ adobo sauce. Seems your version was modified to fit someone's tastes! And taste is the key.....this soup, modified or not, will knock your socks off! BTW, I blend my pepper and adobo sauce in the blender with the rest of the ingredients. Yummy!

Angel91805 April 12, 2014