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Mexican Tortilla Soup

    Chicken Tortilla Soup
    Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Tortilla Soup by GaddAbout Eating

    Tortilla Soup recipe can be made as a chicken tortilla soup (with chicken and chicken broth) or as a vegetarian version (eliminate chicken and replace with veggie broth). 
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 30 minutes
    Total Time: 35 minutes
    Servings: 8 bowls
    Author: GaddAbout Eating


    • 2 Chicken Breasts chopped
    • 8 cups Chicken Broth (or vegetable broth)
    • 1 medium Zucchini chopped
    • 1 19 oz can Black Beans drained and rinsed
    • 1.5 cups Corn frozen or tinned
    • 1 tbsp cumin powder
    • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
    • 1/2 cup Salsa chunky (mild to hot, to taste)
    • Tortilla Chips
    • Cheese grated
    • Lime wedges, as garnish
    • Fresh Cilantro Leaves (optional)
    • Fresh Green Onion chopped


    • Add chopped chicken and broth to a large saucepan. Bring to boil and reduce to medium heat.
    • Add zucchini, black beans, corn, garlic, and cumin. Let simmer for 20 minutes. Add salsa and stir. Cover and reduce to low until serving.
    • At serving, top bowl of soup with tortilla chips and grated cheese (optional). Serve with a wedge of lime.
    • Suggested condiments for optional dressing of soup include: hot sauce, green onions and cilantro leaves.
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