Chicken Tortilla Soup

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Chicken Tortilla Soup is the perfect comfort food especially on those chilly days. Not only is this classic recipe easy to make, but it also has subtle hints of spice to enhance the flavor!
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  • 2 Chicken Breasts diced
  • 1 Large Onion diced
  • 2 tbsp. Butter
  • 24 oz. Frozen Corn
  • 28 oz. Petit Diced Tomatoes
  • ½ cup Short Grain Rice
  • ½ cup Tazah Tomato Paste
  • 1 tbsp. Tazah Hot Pepper Paste
  • 8 cups Chicken Broth
  • Fresh Cilantro topping
  • Fajita Seasoning to taste
  • Taco Seasoning to taste
  • Cumin to taste


  • Over medium heat, melt the butter and add the diced onion. Sauté until golden
  • Meanwhile, dice your chicken breast and add 1 Tbsp. fajita seasoning and 1 tbsp. of taco seasoning
  • After sautéing the onions add the diced chicken. Sauté until fully cooked
  • Then add the frozen corn, the can of diced tomatoes, tomato paste and pepper paste
  • Mix everything well together
  • After it comes up to boil add 2 tbsp. of taco seasoning, 2 Tbsp. of fajita seasoning, rice and chicken broth  
  • Stir it all together, as soon as it comes to a boil close the lid leaving it slightly open on the side
  • Let it simmer over medium-low heat for 30 minutes
  • Add 2 tsp. of cumin powder and your soup is ready to serve!


Keyword chicken, fall, fall season, pepper paste recipe, soup recipe, spicy, winter, winter recipes
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