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Chicken Tortilla Soup (No Tortilla)

This is a yummy South Beach variation of chicken tortilla soup.



  1. Clean and cube raw chicken breast and boil it in water until fully cooked, then drain and rinse chicken.
  2. Sauté the garlic, onions and crushed red pepper with a tsp of olive oil.
  3. Put in a roster pan, add chicken broth (like swansons brand), diced tomatoes, tomato sauce and a package of taco seasoning.
  4. Drain and rinse 2 cans of black beans and add them to the pot.
  5. Lightly boil for about 20 minutes.
  6. Top with reduced fat cheese of your choice like cheddar or colby, reduced fat sour cream, and avocado.
  7. For family members not on the diet, sprinkle with totilla chips too.
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this is super yummy! I would not publish it if it were not.
26 Feb 07 by member: tammyt123
Does sound super yummy meal, the low fat cheese and sour cream helps.
Find a substitute for the beans.
What are "units" of chicken? What size can of chicken broth?
01 Mar 07 by member: Teri
Be careful about using taco seasoning most have sugar in them.
02 Apr 07 by member: juliedhammer
This was so good! I have been eating it for days now. Very filling too.
07 Aug 07 by member: graciepoo
Tried the soup. Didn't taste like the REAL tortilla soup.
I would cut the amount of beans in half for Atkins, or maybe just the serving size in half. Sounds Yummy!
This was great! I used a 8oz. cans for the diced tomatoes and chicken broth, low sodium taco seasoning and sliced jalapenos instead of the red pepper...Delish!
10 Apr 08 by member: adroplet
5 points a filling is this?
27 Jun 08 by member: apikalia
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Nutrition summary:

There are 242 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Tortilla Soup (No Tortilla).
Calorie break-down: 28% fat, 33% carbs, 39% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 68
Calories 242
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 7.59g 12%
  Saturated Fat 3.616g 18%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.828g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 2.502g  
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 1258mg 52%
Potassium 746mg  
Total Carbohydrate 19.79g 7%
  Dietary Fiber 5.6g 22%
  Sugars 3.68g  
Protein 23.83g  
Vitamin A 99% Vitamin C 123%
Calcium 134% Iron 155%
of RDI*
(242 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (33%)
Fat (28%)
Protein (39%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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