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very good recipe. I did thinsg a little different but it turned out just as delicious. I cooked the cilantro, tortilla strips, onion, and garlic in a frying pan. After 2-3 minutes I added the diced tomatoes. Once it came to a boil, I added that and the rest of the ingrediants to a crock pot and had that heating for a few hours. I also used a pre-made roasted chicken from the grocery store and it was excellent. I will be making this again soon.

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HeatherAS December 27, 2009

This one is great! Reminds me of home (Texas.) I added a can of corn too. If you're from Texas you might want to add more chili powder or cayenne to kick it up a notch, I followed the recipe exactly and my kids loved it. This one is a keeper.

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JFRPBD23 December 25, 2009

This did turn out good in the end, but I reduced the cayenne to 1/4 tsp. and added an extra cup of chicken broth because it was really spicy for my tastes.

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Quiltingqueen December 22, 2009

This was really good. I added some leftover rice with the chicken. Yummy!

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Mrs_Kupkake December 08, 2009

Thanks LorenLou! Excellent and easy recipe! I had a house full of teenage boys, my husband and myself - we all devoured this! We all loved the flavors and the heartiness of this soup. It is not TOO heavy, it has the right consistency, not too soupy or too thick, and the spice combinations are perfect. I added a bit of roasted chipotle powder to my own bowl because I like it spicy. For those that don't want too much heat, this is just right as it is. Onto my "make again" list it goes! Thanks!

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Queen B November 21, 2009

This was my first attempt at Chicken Tortilla Soup, so I am not sure how it is supposed to taste. I will say that this recipe went into my keepers pile very quickly. I did make a few changes (more like additions) with jalapenos (i like it hot) and corn. I, too, reduced the oil in half and used 14 oz of fire roasted diced tomatoes with 14 oz of spicy salsa. I also used red and green peppers. Finally, I just baked my garnishing tortillas. They were great -- crunchy and healthier!

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wdt2004 November 08, 2009

Delicious! We're enjoying this right now. We both love it.

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Yia Yia November 01, 2009

This soup was delicious! I used a whole chicken and the broth from that. I also added 1/2 cup of celery finely chopped and a red and green bell pepper cut in strips to the soup...I garnished with cheese, chips, avocado, and fresh cilantro. It was a huge hit. My family loved it so much...this will definitely be something we will make a lot!

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deedra_kennison September 05, 2009

This soup is amazing will definitely make it again. Went with a little less seasonings bc i didn't have quite enough and it was still great. Also had no bay leafs so I used thyme about a tsp and left it in. Thanks for a GREAT recipe

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ouporblowup April 29, 2009

I thought this was great and will make it again. I used bone-in chicken breasts that I roasted and then shredded, 6 corn tortillas, a drizzle of olive oil, heaping tbsp. of chopped garlic, large onion, 15 oz. can of petite diced tomatoes, 1.5 tbsp. of cumin, 2 tsp. of chili powder, and 32 oz. of chicken stock. I added 1/2 C. of black beans and a handful of frozen corn. It was yummy topped with chunks of avocado, sour cream, jack cheese, and fried tortilla strips. I had to pick the beans out of hubby's serving to get him to eat it.

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MagsMeals February 09, 2009
The Best Chicken Tortilla Soup