Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 277.5
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 49.3 mg
  • Sodium: 858.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 25.0 g

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If you like spicy food, you'll love this. Purchase corn muffins from your supermarket bakery to round out the meal. If you like spicy food, you'll love this. Purchase corn muffins from your supermarket bakery to round out the meal.


    1 tablespoon canola oil
    1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
    3/4 pound chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces
    1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 cup water
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained
    1 cup crushed baked tortilla chips
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 lime, cut into 4 wedges


Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and chicken; sauté 2 minutes. Add chile powder and cumin; stir well. Add water, salt, broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Top with tortilla chips and cilantro, and serve with lime wedges.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups soup, 1/4 cup chips, 1 tablespoon cilantro, and 1 lime wedge)

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  • Incredible!
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    Fantastic, but spicy!!! I only used 1tsp of chipotle chili powder and we were on fire! - 2/28/11

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  • This recipe is fantastic and SO SO easy! I added corn and onion to mine. next time I think I will also add black beans and a bit more chili powder. - 2/20/11

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  • This is a great mexican soup! I added a can of mexi corn & black beans and an extra can of tomatoes! Yummm - 1/10/11

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  • I'm going to add onion, black beans, corn. Perfect for this first almost-cold day this fall (on the last day of summer!!). - 9/21/09

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  • This is the soup I fix for my family. It is hearty enough to be a meal all in itself with plenty of leftovers for lunch later in the week;) - 1/10/09

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