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Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tortilla Soup Recipe

6 servings

 

Ingredients:

2 corn or flour tortillas, cut into strips

Vegetable cooking spray

3/4 cup each: chopped onion, celery, tomato

1/2 teaspoon each: dried basil leaves, ground cumin

5 cups reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth

1 can pinto beans, rinsed, drained

6 ounces cooked chicken breast, shredded or cubed

2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro

1-2 teaspoons lime juice

Salt and cayenne pepper, to taste

Method:

Spray tortillas lightly with cooking spray and toss, cook in lightly greased medium skillet over medium heat until browned and crisp, about 5 minutes, reserve.

 

Saute onion, celery, tomato, basil and cumin in lightly greased saucepan until onion is tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add broth, beans and chicken and heat to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro, season to taste with lime juice, salt and cayenne pepper. Add tortilla strips to soup bowls, ladle soup over.

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