30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

Hello 30 minute chicken tortilla soup! With an easy enchilada sauce. This is such a hearty and filling recipe that is so easy to make. I generally will have all the ingredients for this so it’s one of those clean the fridge recipes too. See below for the full spread!

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shredded chicken

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth

  • Toppings of your choice: I love cilantro, lime, avocado, tortilla chips and sour cream/greek yogurt

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cumin

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 3-4 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1/2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a bowl, mix together all your components for the enchilada sauce; cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, vegetable broth, tomato paste, rice wine vinegar and salt and pepper.

Set aside and in the meantime, get your shredded chicken ready or buy a ready made chicken and shred off. I normally just roast in the oven for 30-40 minutes and then shred when it’s hot.

Heat a skillet with a drizzle of olive oil and add in your chopped onion. Stir and saute for 5-10 minutes. Add in your enchilada sauce and your vegetable or chicken broth. Let simmer. add your chicken. Serve with your toppings! TIP: you can always add more vegetables in your tortilla soup like corn or black beans - its up to you! It’s that simple!

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30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup
30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup