Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Oh my goodness….it poured down rain yesterday. We had some crazy storms come through and my daughter said it was the perfect day for some soup. It was!

We love this soup. It is so quick and easy to put together, even at the last minute because I usually have everything on hand. I love those type of dishes, don’t you?

Chicken Tortilla Soup
1 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups chicken broth
1/4 cup uncooked white rice
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 can Great Northern beans, drained
3 cups chicken, chopped
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 can diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
black pepper

Saute onion and galic in pan with cooking spray. Add chicken and cook. (Note: Feel free to use leftover chicken. If you do, then wait to add the chicken when you add the broth.)

Add broth, rice, cumin & beans; simmer 15 minutes.

Add cilantro, pepper and salt. Simmer 5 minutes.

Remove from heat; stir in tomato and lime juice.

Garnish with tortilla chips, cheese, sour cream, and avacado.

(I like to use brown rice in most of dishes.  Brown rice does not cook quick enough in this dish; however, you can certainly substitute the par-cooked brown rice that is found near the instant rice at the store.)



  1. Yum! That looks delicious!

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  3. My Hubs would kill dor thay soup…..looks yummy

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  5. I need to make some of this! Looks wonderful!

  6. wendy! i made tortilla soup tonight for dinner….brilliant minds and all :) yours looks so yummy.

  7. that sounds pretty good!

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  8. Awesome! This looks fabulous :D I have a tortilla soup roundup up today (…and would love to include your delicious bowl in my next one if you'd join me in my quest and link up here: Thanks!

  9. Yay! Thanks so much for linking it up! Watch for the next roundup in a couple of months :D

  10. I love a good chicken tortilla soup! Stopping by from Welcome Wednesday :-)

  11. yum! I love soup! Looks delicious.

  12. Wondering if I could give this a gander in the slow cooker??? This one looks delish too!

  13. I love tortilla soups!

  14. We had the Chicken Tortilla soup the other night…one of my faves, sooo good!

  15. Marlena Curley says:

    I’ve never made tortilla soup before… I was under the impression that it takes a long time to prepare. I don’t know where I got that idea but it sounds super simple and so fast! Thanks!

  16. Thanks for the great recipe! I have never had this type of soup before, but I’m excited to try it! :)

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