Easy Tortilla Soup

Easy Tortilla Soup

Carol Kicinski
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course lunch
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 rotisserie chicken
  • 4 tablespoons grapeseed or vegetable oil divided
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups gluten free chicken broth
  • 1 15-ounce can Hatch Red Enchilada Sauce
  • 1 10-ounce can Hatch Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies, undrained
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained1
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • Topping Ideas
  • Cilantro leaves
  • Sour cream
  • Avocado slices
  • Sliced radishes
  • Sliced green onions
  • Sliced jalapeno peppers

Instructions
 

  • Remove the skin and bones from the chicken, discard, and shred the chicken meat. Set aside.
  • In a Dutch oven or large stock pot, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add the chicken broth, enchilada sauce, and diced tomatoes with chilies. Raise the heat to high, bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover the pot, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • While the soup is simmering, make the tortilla strips. Cut the tortillas into thin strips. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add one layer of tortilla strips at a time and cook until golden brown, about 15 seconds per side. Remove to a paper towel lined plate, sprinkle with a pinch of salt and repeat until all the strips are fried.
  • After the soup has simmered for 15 minutes, add the chicken, beans, and corn. Cook, covered, for another 5 minutes or until fully heated through. Serve the soup topped with the tortilla strips and any additional toppings you like.
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