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One-Pot Light Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Chicken tortilla soup gets a makeover in this lighter, one-pot version. Packed with veggies for tons of flavor and lower in sodium than canned versions. Top with Greek yogurt, fresh lime juice or cilantro for added flavor.

One-Pot Light Chicken Tortilla Soup

One-Pot Light Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken tortilla soup gets a makeover in this lighter, one-pot version. Packed with veggies for tons of flavor and lower in sodium than canned versions. Top with Greek yogurt, fresh lime juice or cilantro for added flavor.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 4 cups no-salt-added chicken broth
  • 1 (28 oz.) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 3.5 ounces unsalted corn tortilla chips, divided
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded, diced (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, pepper and carrots, and let cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned. Add chili powder and mix well.
  2. Add broth and tomatoes. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to low, add chicken and half of tortilla chips. Simmer 3-4 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  3. Top soup with remaining tortilla chips, avocado and jalapeno (optional).

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Amanda Keefer

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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