Chicken Tortilla Soup

Recipe from CNS Staff.chicken tortilla soup

The CNS Staff submitted their signature recipe for Chicken Tortilla soup to the Adventure Bites program to promote this delicious, made-from-scratch menu item to students. Make this recipe at home!

Serves 10

Ingredients

  • 2/3 pound chicken fajita, unseasoned
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2/3 pound yellow onion
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 3 1/3 tsp chicken base
  • 2 2/3 cups evaporated milk
  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 1/8 can kidney beans
  • 1 1/3 ounce chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 10 ounce can of black beans
  • 10 ounces of frozen corn
  • 1 1/3 tsp cumin
  • 2/3 tsp oregano
  • 5 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 1/3 Tbsp flour
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Melt butter in large pot.
  2. Add garlic and onion and saute until softened, 5 minutes.
  3. Add flour and stir well, cook for 1 minute.
  4. Drain beans.
  5. Add broth, milk, chicken, salsa, beans,corn, cumin and all other spices.
  6. Simmer over low heat until soup thickens slightly.
  7. Ladel soup into bowl and top with 1/2 ounce of cheddar cheese.
  8. Serve with sour cream and tortilla strips on the side.

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