Scrumptious Homemade Tortilla Soup Recipe
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4 servings
Making scrumptious homemade tortilla soup is easy - and even more delicious if you like to make your own chicken stock or vegetable stock.
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 small zucchini, trimmed and halved
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and quartered
  • ½ green bell pepper, halved and seeded
  • ½ jalapeño chile, seeded
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled
  • 1½ cups chicken breast meat, cooked and chopped
  • ½ cup whole kernel corn
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 4 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Tortilla chips and sour cream for garnish
  1. Place stock in large saucepan or pot on medium heat.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Coarsely chop tomatoes, zucchini, carrot, bell pepper, jalapeño and garlic (or use food processor to chop); add to skillet.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until vegetables are slightly browned.
  5. Add to pot, and bring to a low boil.
  6. Add chicken, corn and cumin and chile powder and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15-20 minutes.
  7. Top with chopped cilantro, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve with tortilla strips, sour cream and cilantro, as desired.
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