Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup – Closet Cooking

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Servings: 6

A warming Chick-fil-A inspired creamy chicken tortilla soup!

ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons masa harina (corn flour) (or flour or omit)
  • 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 cup corn (fresh, or thawed frozen, or drained canned)
  • 1/2 cup soup cream
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (or lemon juice)
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
directions
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat, add the onion and bell pepper and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, cumin and paprika and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  3. Add the broth, beans, tomatoes, diced green chilies, masa harina, chicken, and oregano, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 20-30 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken and shred before returning to the soup along with the corn, and sour cream.
  5. Add the lime juice and cilantro and season with salt and pepper to taste before enjoying with tortillas chips!

Option: Add 4 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled.
Option: Puree some of the beans in broth to thicken soup more!

Nutrition Facts: Calories 425, Fat 15g (Saturated 6g, Trans 0.2g), Cholesterol 82mg, Sodium 780mg, Carbs 60g (Fiber 15g, Sugars 9g), Protein 37g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam
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