Friday, November 27, 2009

Soup Makin’ Weather

As much as I DON’T love cold weather, I DO love cold weather food…mainly, SOUP!  I LOVE soup!!  I’ll eat soup any time of the year, but I think it tastes SO much better when it’s cold outside!  I tried out a new soup recipe the other night and it was a hit :)  I always know when I’ve struck gold if  Mr. Spouse goes back for 2nds…and then 3rds…and then eats the leftovers the next day.  If you’re lookin’ for a D-lish {& ridiculously easy} soup recipe, you’ve gotta try this!!!

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

1 can chicken broth

1 can cream of chicken soup

2 tbsp taco seasoning

1 can diced tomatoes

1 can black beans

1 can whole kernel corn

1 can diced green chiles

3-4 chicken breasts, cooked & shredded

***Team Carroll version:  we use rotisserie chicken because it’s SO much easier and SO much faster!!  Plus, the rotisserie chicken is a lot more flavorful!!  We also use monterey jack & colby cheese for topping when it’s ready to be served and we eat it with the Mission style round tortilla chips…M-m-m-m-m.***

Combine chicken broth, cream of chicken, & taco seasoning in a pot on medium heat {stovetop} & whisk together until blended.

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Shred your chicken.   This was our little guy…

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Add chicken to the  broth/soup/seasoning mixture & stir.

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Add tomatoes, beans, corn, & chiles. 

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Mix well & keep on on medium heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring often.    When it’s all ready to eat, top with cheese & serve with tortilla chips.  We crumbled some in our soup and it was D-lish!!!!  I bet it would be yummy topped with a little sour cream, too.  I’m just sayin’…

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17 comments:

  1. Yum! That looks so good and tortilla soup (really most soups, stews and chilis) has been my number one prego craving this time :) We will be making this soup this weekend FOR SURE!!

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  2. We made this tonight-yummy! I threw ours in the crockpot-easy and delish! Thanks!

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  3. yummy!! we are trying it tonight...so easy and it smells great!!

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  4. Oh my...this is delicious! I made a batch at lunchtime today and am on my second helping! I made a few modifications/assumptions below:
    --did not add any water to the cream-o-chicken soup but added a little more chicken broth
    --drained the seasoned black beans (but not rinsed)
    --used Rotel with green chile's
    --used corn with peppers
    --added 1/4 cup chopped onion
    --served with green onion,shred cheese, and sour cream
    LOVE this!!

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  5. Just made this tonight and passed some on to a neighbor! It was awesome..So easy and delishous. I will be adding this to my repretuar for sure:-)

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  6. Just made in crockpot for dinner tonight. Serving with tortilla chips and Fritos corn chips. Also setting out sour cream.

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  7. Just made in crockpot for dinner tonight. Serving with tortilla chips and Fritos corn chips. Also setting out sour cream.

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  8. Is there anything to use such as tomato sauce instead of diced tomatoes? My boyfriend refuses to eat anything that has pieces of tomatoes he can see. Very frustrating.

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    1. You could put your diced tomatoes in the blender and puree them.

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  9. Tried this over the weekend. It was absolutely wonderful. I used two cans regular Rotel in lieu of the separate cans of diced tomatoes and green chiles. My husband ate the majority of it. The Rotisserie chicken was a great idea as well. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. I'm getting ready to make this and was wondering if I should drain the black beans and corn or just throw the whole can in?

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    1. Don't drain anything!!! You need all the juices!!!

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  11. How many people does this recipe serve?

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  12. This soup is SO good! And also found that doritos tastes really good with it

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  13. Does anyone know how many people it serves?

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  14. I made this for dinner last night and was disappointed. I absolutely should have drained the beans - the overpowered all of the other ingredients. If you need more liquid I would suggest using another can of cream of chicken and broth. I will give it another shot - with the beans DRAINED!

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