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Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Ingredients

  • seasonings to taste:
  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • 1 clove garlic (diced)
  • 1 jalapeno (diced)
  • 4-5 stalks of celery (chopped)
  • 2-3 carrots (chopped)
  • 3 small roma tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 red bell peppper (diced)
  • 1/4 green bell pepper (diced)
  • 10 corn tortillas chopped in about 1 in. pieces
  • shredded breast meat from rotisserie chicken
  • 6-8 c chicken stock
  • cilantro
  • cumin, oregano, red pepper, chili powder, black pepper, garlic powder
  • Shredded monterey jack cheese to top
  • Avacado slices
  • 2-4 corn tortillas for toasting

Details

Preparation

Step 1

Spray large soup pot with Pam. Saute onions, garlic, and jalapeno until softened.
Add celery, carrots, and totillas.
When starting to combine well add bell peppers and saute a few minutes longer.
Then add tomatoes and incorporate. Add seasonings now. Next gradually add chicken stock. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer with lid slightly on/off for 45 minutes to an hour.
Taste test to make sure veggies are cooked but still a bit crunchy.
Add chicken and chopped cilantro also a bit of black pepper.
Mix well until chicken is warm.

Saute extra tortillas in Pam, to toast.
Top soup with cheese and granish with totillas and avacado.

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