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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Servings 8
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 8 c. chicken broth
  • 4 c. shredded chicken
  • 1 large can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 large onion chopped (about 2 c.)
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 lime
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper more to taste
  • avocado shredded cheese, sour cream, crushed tortilla chips, cilantro

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onions and cook, stirring, until onions begin to brown.
  2. Add crushed tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and juice of ½ lime.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Add chicken broth; reduce heat to low and simmer 10-15 minutes.
  5. Stir in chicken.
  6. Serve, topped with your choice of fixings!