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How to make a creamy chicken tortilla soup

Make a Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Gather your ingredients.

Gather your ingredients.

Chop your onions.

Chop your onions.

Seed and chop up your jalape\u00f1o.

Seed and chop up your jalapeño.

Now, mince three cloves of garlic.

Now, mince three cloves of garlic.

Heat your canola oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Heat your canola oil in a large pot over medium heat.

Once the oil is hot, throw in your onions.

Once the oil is hot, throw in your onions.

Then add your chopped jalape\u00f1o. Saut\u00e9 for 3 minutes before adding the garlic. Saut\u00e9 for another 30 seconds.

Then add your chopped jalapeño. Sauté for 3 minutes before adding the garlic. Sauté for another 30 seconds.

Now, it's time to add your chicken broth.

Now, it's time to add your chicken broth.

You should also add the chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt + pepper.

You should also add the chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt + pepper.

Add in your chicken  breast. Once your broth reaches a boil, reduce the heat to medium and cover the pot. Cook the chicken through by gently boiling it for about 15 minutes.

Add in your chicken breast. Once your broth reaches a boil, reduce the heat to medium and cover the pot. Cook the chicken through by gently boiling it for about 15 minutes.

Once the chicken is removed, add a mixture of milk and masa harina.

Once the chicken is removed, add a mixture of milk and masa harina.

Throw in your canned tomatoes with green chilies.

Throw in your canned tomatoes with green chilies.

After the chicken has rested for at least five minutes, dice and add to the pot.

After the chicken has rested for at least five minutes, dice and add to the pot.

Then add black beans.

Then add black beans.

Pinto beans.

Pinto beans.

Add even more creaminess with some heavy cream.

Add even more creaminess with some heavy cream.

Finally, add in the corn. Stir the mixture frequently until it thickens slightly. Cook until heated all the way through.

Finally, add in the corn. Stir the mixture frequently until it thickens slightly. Cook until heated all the way through.

Garnish with your heart's desires. Look at that cheese and avocado!

Garnish with your heart's desires. Look at that cheese and avocado!

Nothing like a creamy bowl of soup for a perfect weeknight meal. This recipe was inspired by http://www.cookingclassy.com/creamy-chicken-tortilla-soup/

  • 1.0Tbsp canola oil
  • 1.0c chopped yellow onion (1 medium)
  • 1.0Tbsp finely minced garlic (3 cloves)
  • 1.0 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • 32.0oz jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • 1.0tsp chili powder
  • 1.0tsp cumin
  • 1.0tsp paprika
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1.0 boneless chicken breast
  • 15.0oz canned diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1.0c milk
  • 0.0c masa harina
  • 15.0oz black beans
  • 15.0oz pinto beans
  • 1.0c frozen corn
  • 0.0c heavy cream
  • 0.0c sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • diced avocado
  • cilantro
  • lime wedges
  • corn tortilla chips