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Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup
Brought to you by Old El Paso
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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This simple and flavorful dump dinner comes together in a snap! Beans, chicken and tomatoes cook in broth that gets big flavor thanks to Old El Paso™ taco seasoning.
Updated Dec 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ traditional refried beans
  • 2 cups Progresso™ unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, mix beans, broth, tomatoes, chicken and taco seasoning mix. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to blend flavors.
  • 2
    Serve with cheese and tortilla chips.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can purchase shredded rotisserie chicken at your grocery store.
  • tip 2
    Top off this easy soup with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro or green onion. Or, add a dollop of sour cream, not only will it look great, it will taste even better.
  • tip 3
    Garnish each bowl of soup with cilantro or green onion.
  • tip 4
    Add a dollop of sour cream or plain Greek yogurt to each bowl for extra creaminess.
  • tip 5
    If you like things extra spicy, try adding 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper or a few dashes of hot sauce to your soup alongside the taco seasoning.

Nutrition Information

390 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 29g Protein, 37g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
120
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
1330mg
55%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
37g
12%
Dietary Fiber
7g
29%
Sugars
3g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • This easy chicken tortilla soup checks all the boxes: it’s packed with flavor, ready in less than 30 minutes and is all made in one pot. Score! Why go to the restaurant to order it when it’s that easy to make (and requires close to no cleanup)? You can make things easy on yourself and use pre-cooked rotisserie chicken like this recipe suggests, but if you have a few chicken breasts in your freezer, you can cook those up for this soup too. Allow them to defrost overnight, then sprinkle with some extra taco seasoning and bake them in the oven at 375°F for about 30 minutes or until the center reaches 165°F. Then just shred the chicken and add them to your soup. Is chicken your favorite dinner protein? You’ll never run out of chicken soup ideas, thanks to our long list of recipes Once you’ve picked out a few, don’t forget to read this article for tasty topping ideas and side dishes to round out your meal.
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