Tortilla Soup with Grilled Chicken

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Tortilla Soup with Grilled Chicken
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Tortilla Soup with Grilled Chicken

Try our version of a popular Mexican soup—same great flavor but with less sodium. ¡Muy delicioso!

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 6-inch corn tortillas, halved, cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
  • 2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 8 oz. canned, no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 6 oz. cubed, skinless grilled chicken breast, cooked without salt, all visible fat discarded
  • 1 small yellow summer squash (about 4 ounces), diced
  • 1 small zucchini (about 4 ounces), diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 tsp. salt-free, all-purpose seasoning blend
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano (crumbled)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded, low-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange the tortilla strips in a single layer on the baking sheet. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  2. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring the remaining ingredients except the Cheddar to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes. Just before serving, sprinkle the soup with the tortilla strips and Cheddar.

Tip: Serving size 1 1/4 cups

Nutrition Facts

Tortilla Soup with Grilled Chicken

CaloriesCalories

168 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

19g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 168
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 288 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 19 g

Dietary Exchanges
½ starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable

This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement. Recipe copyright © 2016 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere or online at heart.org/cookbooks..

Try our version of a popular Mexican soup—same great flavor but with less sodium. ¡Muy delicioso!

Nutrition Facts

Tortilla Soup with Grilled Chicken

CaloriesCalories

168 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

19g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving
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Calories 168
Total Fat 4.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 288 mg
Total Carbohydrate 15 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 19 g

Dietary Exchanges
½ starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • Cooking spray
  • 2 6-inch corn tortillas, halved, cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
  • 2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 8 oz. canned, no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 6 oz. cubed, skinless grilled chicken breast, cooked without salt, all visible fat discarded
  • 1 small yellow summer squash (about 4 ounces), diced
  • 1 small zucchini (about 4 ounces), diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 tsp. salt-free, all-purpose seasoning blend
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. dried oregano (crumbled)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded, low-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Arrange the tortilla strips in a single layer on the baking sheet. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  2. Bake for 10 minutes, or until crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring the remaining ingredients except the Cheddar to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes. Just before serving, sprinkle the soup with the tortilla strips and Cheddar.

Tip: Serving size 1 1/4 cups

This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement. Recipe copyright © 2016 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere or online at heart.org/cookbooks..


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