Tortilla Soup with Chicken

  • Prep Time:
    15 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    30 minutes

  • Yield:
    10 servings


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 yellow onions coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ancho or regular chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15.25 oz.) can whole kernel sweet corn drained
  • 1 (2.25 oz.) can diced green chilies drained
  • 3 fajita or soft taco size flour or corn tortillas torn into pieces
  • 2 bottles R.W. Knudsen Family® Very Veggie® Spicy! Vegetable Juice Blend
  • 1 (32 oz) can chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro plus additional for garnish
  • Shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • Sour cream
  • Avocado chopped
  • No stick cooking spray
  • 3 fajita or soft taco size flour or corn tortillas, cut into thin wedges


  1. HEAT oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Add onions, chili powder and garlic. Cook until onions are golden brown. Add chicken to cooked onions. Stir and cover 5 minutes.
  2. ADD beans, tomatoes, corn, green chilies, torn tortillas, juice blend and chicken broth to pan. Stir and simmer covered 30 minutes.
  3. ADD 1 cup cilantro and stir. Generously spray both sides of the tortilla wedges with cooking spray. Cook tortilla wedges in a skillet over medium heat until golden brown on both sides; set aside. Serve soup garnished with cheese, sour cream, avocado, tortilla wedges and chopped cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/10 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 380
Total Fat Grams: 14g
Calories From Fat Grams: 120
Saturated Fat Grams: 4g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 20%
Cholesterol: 85mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 28%
Sodium: 1320mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 55%
Carbohydrates: 32g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 11%
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 24%
Sugars: 10g
Protein: 33g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 40%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 15%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 35%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 15%
Trans Fat: 0.5g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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