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Corn Tortilla Soup

Per Serving

Corn Tortilla Soup

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Calories 130
Fat 3.5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 1 g
Sugars 0 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Protein 18 g
Choices: Starch 0.5, Lean meat 2
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast; water to cover
3 peppercorns
4 cups no-salt-added, low-fat chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 cup minced scallions
1 Tbsp. minced cilantro
2 corn tortillas, toasted, cut into 1/4-inch strips
Lime wedges


  1. Add the chicken breast to a medium skillet with water to cover. Add the peppercorns. Bring to a simmer, cover, and let simmer on low for about 10 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet with a slotted spoon and let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, add the chicken broth, garlic, and cumin to a medium saucepot. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add in the scallions and cilantro. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and add to the soup. Add in the tortilla strips and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve with lime wedges.

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