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Martina Mcbride's Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups chicken broth (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 yellow onion (medium, chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño (seeded and chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder (OR chipotle chile powder)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 14.5 ounces tomatoes (with diced green chiles, undrained)
  • 1/3 cup masa harina (OR ⅓ cup finely ground corn tortillas)
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 15 ounces black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 16 ounces 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.


    Hinshaw 11 days ago
    Perfect! Used a deli roasted chicken and left out the frozen corn, but otherwise followed the recipe. Will make again.
    Barb Crawford 2 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 2 months ago
    Wonderful soup and having the toppings is a must! Helped change-up our usually family taco night.
    Mommy 3 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 3 months ago
    This recipe turned out great!
    Leisa C. 4 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 5 months ago
    Good, hearty soup. It is a bit plain though, so I added a lot of lime to it!
    Edwardo 6 months ago
    Great flavors, all enjoyed the dish and it was pretty easy to prepare, highly recommend!
    Amy 6 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 7 months 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 7 months 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 8 months ago
    Turned out great. Was thicker than I expected and I only used half the cream.
    Ches Gonzales 9 months 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 10 months 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 a year ago
    Great! Very hearty and satisfying. Will make again for sure
    Erica Mitchell a year ago
    I tossed everything (minus heavy & sour cream) into pressure cooker and it came out very well. Added the creams after cooking ... two thumbs up from hubby
    Excellent! Would definitely make this again.
    Lee Worsham a year ago
    I used the instant pot for the chicken to speed things up, but it was very good!
    Kimberlea Hawk a year ago
    Excellent, very filling soup.
    Mallory H. a year ago
    I cut up and pan fried my chicken instead. It was faster. So good!
    Ceci Gross 2 years ago
    Man that was good! Pretty much went by the recipe. Used chipotle chili powder. Used buttermilk instead of milk. Used corn tortillas ground in a food processor.
    JENNIFER MAGLALANG 2 years ago
    Tasty and easy soup to make!
    April Clement 2 years ago
    Absolutely delicious! This is such a great soup, I’m definitely doing it again.
    Lindsey Shaffer 2 years ago
    Delicious. I used canned chicken for faster prep. I froze half of the batch and it turned out tasty after reheating a few weeks later.
    This soup was fantastic! I used ground corn tortilla chips in place of the masa harina and it worked out perfectly! I definitely recommend this recipe!