Serious Eats Dinner Tonight: Tortilla Soup Recipe Recipe

Dinner Tonight: Tortilla Soup Recipe recipe image

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 6 servings   ( 587 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 500
Total Fat: 26g
Saturated Fat: 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 62mg
Sodium: 1362mg
Total Carbohydrates: 41g
Dietary Fiber: 6g
Sugar: 9g
Protein: 27g
Calcium: 148mg Iron: 2mg
Potassium: 1018mg Vitamin A: 160mcg
Vitamin C: 32mg Vitamin D: 0mcg


  • 1 to 2 canned chipotle chiles in adobo, plus sauce to taste
  • 1 can (15-ounce) tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 1 large epazote sprig (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds total), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese (Mexican such as Chihuahua, quesadilla, or asadero, or Monterey Jack)
  • 6 ounces roughly broken tortilla chips
  • 1 large lime, cut into 6 wedges


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