You can try making this tortilla soup recipe with chicken and cheese addition when you don’t know what to cook on weekend. This delicious dish with broth is suitable to be served when a holiday season comes up. It is also not difficult to make. You only need basic ingredients of chicken, cheese, broth and corn. Its flavor can be adjusted, whether you want it to be spicy or not. So, do you want to try making it? The following is a recipe about how to make tortilla soup with chicken and cheese which is summarized specifically for you.
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 1/2 cup of shredded cottage cheese bars
- 8 ounces of corn tortilla chips
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1 cup of corn
- 1/2 tsp minced garlic
- 1 cup of salsa sauce
- 1/2 tsp of olive oil
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 skinless chicken breasts and bones cut into cubes
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 5 ounces of chicken broth
- First, prepare a large pan on medium heat. Then put the oil and wait until it’s hot enough. Put the cooked chicken into the pan for five minutes. Add the garlic, cumin and mix well.
- Then add the lemon juice, corn, broth, chili powder, onion and the salsa. After that, reduce the heat and simmer it for approximately 20 until 30 minutes.
- Finally, crumble a few tortilla chips into a bowl and pour the soup over the chips. Then give toping with cheese and a little sour cream.
The name of this tortilla soup recipe might sound so international, but you can get the ingredients easily anywhere in the world. You can get a combination of protein and vitamins from vegetables in one bowl of soup. Soup food is indeed one of the foods that are high in calories because of the ingredients in marinade, so this food is avoided so much in order to avoid weight rise. But there’s no need to worry, with this tortilla soup guaranteed your body will stay awake and thus you can eat it without any burden!
As a tip, you can try to get ancho chilies pepper, Mexican dry chili, which is in the original recipe, to get the original Mexican taste from this tortilla soup recipe. Cottage cheese is a type of soft yellowish white cheese if you have trouble you can get it because usually it is sold in plastic containers in dairy parts in large supermarkets. Sour cream is a high-fat dairy product made by fermentation. The taste and texture are different from yogurt.
For your information, this tortilla soup can also be served for children. Meal times are rarely fun when your child tends to be difficult to handle. Some kids are picky about food; others refuse to eat anything except burgers, chocolates, or their favorite sweet cakes. But junk food is actually not good for the body, right? It’s a good idea to cook your own food at home with a healthier method, like a slow cooker. And the good news is, this tortilla soup recipe can be made with the slow cooker!