How to Make Chicken Tortilla Soup

When Kenya walked in the house from school one day last week he screamed out, "what smells so good?!" If the smell of homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup permeating the air wasn't enough to pique his interest, the fun factor of getting to crush a handful of tortilla chips into his bowl before eating it certainly sealed the deal!

Make this soup to serve fresh or keep a batch in the freezer and just warm it up whenever you're in the mood and prepare to get the same great reaction from your troops!

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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  • Gary

    yumm... I always wondered about making a chicken tortilla soup and here it is from my favorite one stop website! Thanks for the video.
    My kids & DH love soups and will definitely make it this week.

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  • Amy Born

    Soooo good!

    Thank you!

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  • Katherine

    We love chicken tortilla soup; it is in regular rotation in the fall and winter months. But I have never frozen it. Does it freeze/defrost well? Any tips?

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    • Catherine

      It freezes and defrosts beautifully! Just leave out the tortilla chips! I like to place the frozen soup directly in a pot and defrost/reheat on the stove.

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  • Kenzie

    We love chicken tortilla soup in our house,we put ours over spanish rice add the chips and a sliced avacado,so good.

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  • Sheri Singh

    HI i love chicken tortilla soup but my mom kills her own chicken and it tastes like rubber feet what should i say to her?

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  • Kathleen

    Thanks for the easy recipe. I forgot to by the green pepper but had a can of green chile peppers. It tasted really good.

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