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Rotisserie chickens make a great recipe for Tortilla Soup

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Soup can be a fast summer meal that won't weigh you down .

Chef Paul Dowell from Kroger shows us a great option using those rotisserie chickens to make a spicy tortilla soup!

Rotisserie Chicken Tortilla Soup

Makes 6-8 servings.


2 Tbl. Vegetable Oil

½ Yellow Onion (small dice)

1 Lrg. Jalapeno Pepper (minced) or 1 small can diced green chili (for less heat)

4 Lrg. Fresh Tomatoes (large dice)

1 tsp. Minced Garlic

5 cups Low Sodium Chicken Stock

1-15 oz. can Tomato Sauce

1-15 oz. can Diced Tomatoes

1 Tbl. Tabasco Sauce (optional)

3 cups Deli Savory Rotisserie Chicken (meat pulled & diced)

1 Tbl. Chili Powder

½ Tbl. Ground Cumin

2 tsp. Black Pepper

1 tsp. Kosher Salt



½ cup Cilantro (picked)

3 cups Tortilla Strips (or crushed regular tortilla chips)

½ cup Queso Fresco (crumbled)

2 Limes (cut in thin wedges)

-Heat olive oil in a soup pot over medium-high heat.

-Add in onion, jalapeno, fresh tomatoes, & garlic. Sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.

-Add in all remaining ingredients & stir together to incorporate well.

-Bring soup to a boil & then reduce to a low simmer. Continue to let soup simmer for 30 minutes or up to an hour.

-Serve hot with lots of garnishes for everyone to make their own favorite combination.

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