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Martina Mcbride's Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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  • 1 1/4 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth (divided)
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 yellow onion (medium, chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño (seeded and chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. chile powder (OR chipotle chile powder)
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 14.5 oz. tomatoes (with diced green chiles, undrained)
  • 1/3 cup masa harina (OR ⅓ cup finely ground corn tortillas)
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 15 oz. black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 16 oz. pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 cup frozen corn (or fresh)
  • 2/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup sour cream (plus extra for garnish)
  • avocado (Diced, for garnish, optional)
  • mexican blend cheese (Shredded, for garnish, optional)
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    Calories360Calories from Fat160
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat160
    Total Carbohydrate27g9%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Kirsten Hamling 3 months ago
    Fantastic! It snowed yesterday in Denver and the soup was the best. The whole family loved it and will have to make more!!!!
    Susan Shiba 3 months ago
    Excellent! Didn’t put in pinto beans just because I didn’t have any. Husband loved it as well.
    Rebecca H. 3 months ago
    loved it even with the avocado.
    Corinne Smart 4 months ago
    One of my go-to recipes. I make it a couple times a month. I use a whole Costco rotisserie chicken instead of baking chicken in the oven. It works great.
    Richard Kee 4 months ago
    it came out delicious
    emma 4 months ago
    amazing! good for the spirits on our cold day.
    Sheryl H. 4 months ago
    Excellent! Fairly easy to make in spite of the long list of ingredient. Just the right amount of heat! The creaminess is a good balance to the jalapeños! Love it!
    lai 4 months ago
    Tasted great! Everyone cleaned there bowls even my picky eater.
    Pam Gordon 4 months ago
    Very good. Made it just as written. We all loved it
    Hannah Parnell 4 months ago
    Absolutely amazing! Had family over and it was 100% eaten up by the end of the night! Added garbanzo beans
    Hinshaw 5 months ago
    Perfect! Used a deli roasted chicken and left out the frozen corn, but otherwise followed the recipe. Will make again.
    Barb Crawford 6 months ago
    Awesomeness! We loved this soup it had the right heat, texture and wholesomeness . This recipe makes quite a few servings, so you’ll have plenty of leftovers! Will definitely make this again
    Kristen Liebl 7 months ago
    Wonderful soup and having the toppings is a must! Helped change-up our usually family taco night.
    Mommy 7 months ago
    My whole family devoured this. I wanted to use what I had on hand, so I mixed in half a box of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix. I didn't have pintos, and I only had 2 small chicken breasts. It would have been even better with more chicken.
    Diane 7 months ago
    This recipe turned out great!
    Leisa C. 9 months ago
    Oh my goodness! I used a rotisserie chicken already cooked. I also used the ground corn tortillas in milk. Can I just say for this Texas Girl living in Australia lock down that I thought I was back home having Tex Mex. Thank you Martina for a winner.
    Aeris Allen 10 months ago
    Good, hearty soup. It is a bit plain though, so I added a lot of lime to it!
    Edwardo 10 months ago
    Great flavors, all enjoyed the dish and it was pretty easy to prepare, highly recommend!
    Amy 10 months ago
    This is fantastic!! You can adjust the heat to your family’s taste by skipping the jalepeno, adjusting chili powder, or by swapping regular diced tomatoes for the Rotel. It is absolutely a delicious soup—it won over the whole family!
    Miguel Montejano a year ago
    Great recipe! It’s pretty much an upgraded chili. I personally left the broth cooking for a lot longer than what the recipe called for (like 30 minutes on simmer) just so that everything gets a nice flavor. I also didn’t add as much onions, just half of one. The last thing I changed was the tomatoes. She uses canned tomatoes in the recipe. I personally am not a fan of the taste so I chopped 4 fresh roma tomatoes and added them like that. All in all, I would make it again for sure.
    Taylor a year ago
    Wow - this was brilliant!! Made this practically identical to the recipe except at the end used creme fraiche instead of sour cream, and used chicken thigh not breast... didn't have any avo so skipped the toppings (but recon it would be great so defs next time!) and used crushed/powdered nachos as suggested... might have added extra corn in too. Will make this again soon as so hearty and warming, think 8 portions is a bit optimistic (or we're greedy lol) did 4 dinner sized bowls and 2 lunch sized. Genuinely looked like the picture too for once! EDIT: made again, toppings really make it!! Brilliant dish
    Greetings a year ago
    Turned out great. Was thicker than I expected and I only used half the cream.
    Ches Gonzales a year ago
    This recipe turned out wonderful! It is especially perfect for our family because my husband is a vegetarian. I added the chicken to my portion of the soup and deleted it from my husband’s, making it meatless for him. Topped it off with extra avocado for him as well. We loved it! Five stars! Thank you Yummly!!!!
    Rebecca Pearson a year ago
    We used half and half and light sour cream and it was pretty good!
    Robert Rhea a year ago
    So good. Only added chipotle pepppers for the smokey flavor
    Annette a year ago
    My husband is the tortilla soup guy and he thought it was very good. I actually corners by getting a chili citrus rotisserie chicken .
    Millie Pierce a year ago
    It was so good!! I can’t wait to make it again. I didn’t add the jalapeño because my fiancé and I don’t like it, and it was perfect.
    Laura S. a year ago
    Huge hit with the family! Can't wait to make it again!
    Scooby And Daffy a year ago
    Delicious made as directed will make again
    Julie 2 years ago
    Great! Very hearty and satisfying. Will make again for sure