Classic Chicken Tortilla Soup

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When it comes to Mexican dishes chicken tortilla soup is on top of the list. The soups unique flavour profile comes from cumin, chili and black beans creating a truly hearty and delicious meal. Classic chicken tortilla soup is served with various toppings such as avocado, sour cream, cilantro, lime and gluten-free corn chips. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. GF ground cumin powder
  • 2 tsp. GF chili powder
  • 4 cups gluten-free chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 x (15 oz.) can diced pure tomatoes
  • 1 x (15 oz.) can organic black beans, drain and rinse well
  • 1 lb. Skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 1 tsp. Pure sea salt
  • Juice of 1 lime with zest
  • Optional toppings; cilantro, avocado, limes, gluten-free corn chips and sour cream
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    Instructions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, sauté onions until soft about 5 minutes
  • Stir in bell pepper, celery, carrots, garlic, cumin and chili powder and cook for 1 minute
  • Add chicken broth, bay leaf, tomatoes, black beans, chicken and salt. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook for 30 minutes
  • Remove the chicken and bay leaf. Using a fork shred the chicken and set aside
  • Transfer two cups of soup into a blender and blend until smooth. Return with the shredded chicken and lime back into the pot and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat
  • Serve with desired toppings
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