Tortilla Soup with Master’s Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Chicken Base

Menu Part: 
Soup
Cuisine Type: 
Mexican
Serves: 
1

 

Mexican soup with a healthy twist - rich chicken base, white meat chicken plus crunchy tortilla strips and hot sauce for a spicy kick. 

Ingredients

1/2 cup All Natural Canola Oil
2 lbs Organic, Free Range, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Cut into Strips
2 cupsOnions, Yellow, Fresh, Small Diced
1 cup Green Bell Peppers, Sweet, Fresh, Small Diced
2 cups Carrots, Fresh, Small Diced
1 Tbsp & 1tsp Garlic, Minced
1 1/4 qts Water, Hot
1/3 cup & 1 Tbsp Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Chicken Base
2 qts All Natural Whole Canned Red Tomatoes, No Salt, Diced
1 cup Organic Picante Sauce
1 Tbsp & 1 tsp Cumin, Ground
2 tsp Chili Powder
1 tsp Black Pepper, Ground
1 tsp Hot Pepper Sauce
2 2/3 cups Whole Wheat Tortillas, Julienne Cut, 1.5" Strips

Steps

  1. In a large bowl, combine oil, chicken, onions, peppers, carrots, and garlic, mixing until chicken is evenly coated with oil.
  2. In a 6 qt sauce pot over medium high heat, sauté chicken until evenly browned, stirring frequently.
  3. In a food processor, combine water, Master’s Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Chicken Base, tomatoes, picante sauce, cumin, chili, black pepper and pepper sauce. Puree 3 minutes.
  4. Add tomato mixture to sautéed chicken. Heat to boiling over medium high heat. Reduce heat and gently boil 15 minutes.
  5. Slowly add tortilla strips while stirring.

Additional Tips

Additional Tips

Recommended Product: 5117 Master’s Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Chicken Base

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