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Chicken Tortilla Soup with Fresh Corn

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This spicy Chicken Tortilla Soup with Fresh Corn takes a traditional chicken soup and kicks it up a notch with some spice and lots of fresh ingredients.

Notes

See recipe with photos on the blog: http://www.slenderkitchen.com/recipe/chicken-tortilla-soup-with-fresh-corn (Posted here with author's permission).

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 poblano peppers, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Spices, oregano, dried
  • 1/2 Teaspoon pepper
  • 1.5 Pounds Foster Farms Simply Raised boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 5 Cups chicken broth
  • 10 Ounces canned diced tomatoes
  • 4 corn tortillas, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup cilantro
  • 3 ears of corn, cut off cob
  • 2 Limes, raw
  • salt & pepper

Directions

Heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onions, poblano peppers, garlic, cumin, oregano, and pepper. Cook for 6-8 minutes until onions and peppers begin to soften. Add the chicken breast, chicken broth, diced tomatoes (undrained), and corn tortillas. Bring to a boil. Then turn down to a simmer and cover. Cook for 12-14 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Carefully remove the chicken and set aside. Once cool, shred or chop. Carefully pour everything into a blender. Add the cilantro. Blend until smooth. Add the broth back to the pot. Add the corn and black beans if using. Cook for 6-8 minutes or until corn is soft. Add the chicken and the juice of 2 limes. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed. Top with avocado, queso fresco, radishes, fresh cilantro, baked tortillas chips, sour cream, or Greek yogurt.

Nutritional Facts
Servings5
Calories Per Serving430
Total Fat11g16%
Sugar11gN/A
Saturated2g11%
Cholesterol107mg36%
Protein42g84%
Carbs45g15%
Vitamin A49µg5%
Vitamin B120.3µg4.8%
Vitamin B62mg81%
Vitamin C68mg100%
Vitamin D1IUN/A
Vitamin E2mg10%
Vitamin K13µg16%
Calcium82mg8%
Fiber6g24%
Folate (food)72µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)72µg18%
Iron3mg16%
Magnesium103mg26%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)19mg96%
Phosphorus517mg74%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium1227mg35%
Riboflavin (B2)0.6mg34.7%
Sodium1405mg59%
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg45.2%
Zinc2mg15%