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Quinoa Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Big bold Mexican spices bring out the perfectly spicy flavor of this chicken tortilla soup and adding quinoa makes this dish even better for you!


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can yellow corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 6 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1-2 teaspoons chili powder (depending on how spicy you want it)
  • juice of 1 lime
  • salt to taste (as needed)
  • toppings: 1 avocado, thinly sliced, 1/4 cup cilantro leaves tortilla strips or crushed tortilla chips
  • Instructions

  • Add chicken, black beans, corn, tomatoes, chicken, broth, quinoa, cumin, chili powder, and lime juice to a large stock pot. (See note) Cover and cook on medium-high for 20-30 minutes.
  • Use a slotted spoon to transfer chicken breasts to a bowl. Shred with two forks, then return shredded chicken to soup. Add salt to taste, then cover and cook another 10 minutes or so.
  • Immediately before serving, stir in toppings OR serve toppings on the side so everyone can customize their own soup!
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