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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.

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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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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