Tortilla Soup

The weather is finally getting cold in Tennessee and I was in the mood for some soup to warm me up! Tortilla soup is always my favorite and this recipe is a quick and easy way to feed yourself or the family after a long day of work.


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 small sweet onion diced

  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

  • 3/4 cups of flour

  • 4 cups chicken stock

  • 1 lb of chicken cooked and shredded

  • 1 10 oz can red enchilada sauce

  • 1 14 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes, with juice

  • 1 14 oz can corn, drained

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 8 oz shredded cheddar

  • 1 bunch cilantro


  1. Heat the oil in large pot and add the onion and saute until cooked

  2. Add the garlic and saute for a minute

  3. Whisk in the flour and combine

  4. Pour in half of the chicken stock, and stir until completely combined and no lumps remain.

  5. Add in the rest of the chicken stock, and stir quickly to combine.

  6. Add in the chicken, enchilada sauce, black beans, tomatoes, salt, cumin, chili powder, and paprika, and stir until combined

  7. Reduce heat and let the soup simmer for 2 minutes

  8. Slowly stir in the cheese until combined

  9. Top your soup with fresh cilantro, avocado, or sour cream

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