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Chicken Tortilla Soup IV

Chicken, in a rich broth seasoned with lots of cumin and chili powder, cilantro and onion.



  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion, sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add 1 gallon water, and bouillon, 1/2 the cumin, 1/2 the chili powder, tomato paste, pepper, bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat; add chicken breasts, simmer 20 minutes.
  4. After 20 minutes, remove chicken breasts from water, let cool, and shred or cut into small chunks.
  5. Add back to the water. Add carrots, 1/4 cup of cilantro, can of tomatoes, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add 1/4 cup cilantro, remaining cumin and chili powder, simmer 10 minutes.
  7. Ladle 2 cups into soup bowl, top with 1 tortilla chip crumpled, then shredded cheddar, shredded cabbage and 2 tablespoons avocado (both optional), and 1 1/2 teaspoons of cilantro, finish with a squeeze of lime and a dollop of sour cream with radishes on the side (all optional).
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WTF. What gives this site the option of RENAMING MY SOUP, and changing what I submitted? It's not what I sent in....
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Nutrition summary:

There are 430 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Tortilla Soup IV.
Calorie break-down: 43% fat, 21% carbs, 36% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 194
Calories 430
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 21.58g 33%
  Saturated Fat 8.028g 40%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.682g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 6.761g  
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 547mg 23%
Potassium 730mg  
Total Carbohydrate 23.04g 8%
  Dietary Fiber 7.5g 30%
  Sugars 6.62g  
Protein 40.4g  
Vitamin A 683% Vitamin C 246%
Calcium 206% Iron 317%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(430 calories)
22% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (21%)
Fat (43%)
Protein (36%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories