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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 188.6
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.4 mg
  • Sodium: 843.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 18.9 g

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Tortilla Soup (Applebee's copycat)

Submitted by: KHAGELSTEIN

Introduction

I love Applebee's tortilla soup so I found a recipe to make it myself. I tweeked a few items to reduce the fat and calories and I did not include the corn tortillas in the calculations.
Here is where I found the original recipe:
http://www.recipezaar.com/Apple
bees-Cheese-Chicken-Tortilla-Soup-Reci
pe-162994
I love Applebee's tortilla soup so I found a recipe to make it myself. I tweeked a few items to reduce the fat and calories and I did not include the corn tortillas in the calculations.
Here is where I found the original recipe:
http://www.recipezaar.com/Apple
bees-Cheese-Chicken-Tortilla-Soup-Reci
pe-162994

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 medium yellow onion, chopped
    2 teaspoons fresh garlic, minced
    4 cups chicken stock
    1/4 cup chopped green pepper (optional)
    1 (15 ounce) can tomato puree
    1 teaspoon finely minced jalapeno pepper
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1 teaspoon chili powder
    1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
    1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)
    4 teaspoons flour
    1/2 cup water
    1 lb cooked chicken, cubed
    1 cup evaporated milk
    8 ounces processed cheese, 1-inch cubes
    10 (6 inch) corn tortillas, 1/4-inch strips, fried

Directions

1 SautÚ garlic and onions in large pan o until soft.
2 Add ingredients 4 through 13. Bring to low boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
3 Cut tortillas into 1/4-inch strips and spray with Pam then bake at 400║F (while soup is cooking).
4 Thoroughly mix flour and water, then whisk into soup. Bring to a low boil, then simmer 5 minutes.
5 Add chicken and simmer 5 minutes.
6 Stir in cheese (more or less of each, depending on taste). Ensure 165║F serving temperature.
7 After serving soup, pile tortilla strips into a "haystack" shape on top of the soup.
8 Optional: garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KHAGELSTEIN.






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