Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Our diabetic-friendly Chicken Tortilla Soup delivers the same Southwestern flavors you love in traditional tortilla soup, but without all the high carbs or fat-laden ingredients. It's so good, we think it trumps any that you can order at your local cantina.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (28-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3 tablespoons no-salt tomato paste
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced (optional)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup corn tortilla chips for topping (optional)

What to Do

  1. Combine all ingredients, except tortilla chips, in a 4 to 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW setting for 7 to 8 hours or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  3. Remove chicken to a cutting board. Using 2 forks, shred chicken by pulling it apart. Return chicken to slow cooker and stir until well combined with soup. Ladle into bowls and serve topped with tortilla chips (optional).

Note:

If you'd like, you can also top each serving with a sprinkle of crumbled, Mexican-style cheese and a couple slices of avocado, as shown in the photo. 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 162
  • Calories from Fat 48
  • Total Fat 5.3g 8 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.0g 5 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 14g 29 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 28mg 9 %
  • Sodium 506mg 21 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9 %
  • Sugars 8.8g 0 %

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Love this recipe! I added the jalapeno and it gave it a great flavor. It wasn't spicy at all. I recommend it!

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