Chicken Tortilla Soup is a perfect cold weather recipe with robust, spicy flavors, simple and quick to prepare. Using canned ingredients makes the preparation go quickly. If desired you can swap for the fresh equivalent of any of the canned ingredients. Swap leftover turkey for the chicken to make a perfect holiday leftovers recipes!
Add diced green chilies and taco seasoning mix. Stir to combine and cook 1 minute.
Add tomatoes and their liquid, and broth or stock. Increase heat to bring to a boil.
Add corn kernels and the chicken (or turkey). Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
Serve topped with crushed tortilla chips, grated cheese and chopped cilantro.
This soup can be made with either chicken or turkey. It's a great holiday leftover idea with turkey.
Cut into ½ inch cubes. Leftover holiday turkey can be used. Or purchase from a deli counter three slices cut ½ inch thick generally equates required amount.
Finely grated Colby and Monterey Jack cheese blend, or Mexican cheese blend sold prepared in the dairy section are substitutes that are delicious and save time grating.
Homemade Turkey Stock can be substituted if making this as a Turkey Tortilla soup.