Chicken and Black Bean Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup with Black Beans and Chicken

This soup is filling and delicious and makes enough to feed the whole family (or to store in the freezer for later! I love to top this soup with my homemade Cashew Cheese and with a dollop of Coconut Sour Cream on top!

Phase 3, Cleanse Days 8-10 | Serves 6
Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 white onion, chopped
3 large garlic cloves
1 jalapeno, seeded minced
3 cups chicken broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chiles
8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
3 (8-inch) sprouted grain tortillas, cut into strips
1 (14.5-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup shredded almond cheese or other dairy-free, soy-free cheese (store-bought or make your own
1 avocado, cubed
1/4 cup Coconut Sour Cream or Cashew Sour Cream (optional)
1 lime, cut into wedges

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until soft, about 8 minutes. Add the garlic and jalapeño. Cook for 2 minutes more. Add the broth, crushed tomatoes, diced tomatoes with green chiles, chicken breasts, cumin, and chili powder. Cover and bring the soup to a simmer, then uncover and simmer for 20 minutes more.

  3. Meanwhile, spread out the tortilla strips on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until crips, about 12 minutes. 

  4. Remove the chicken breasts and transfer them to a cutting board. Shred the meat with two forks. Stir the shredded chicken back into the soup, along with the beans and cilantro. Return the soup to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes more.

  5. Ladle the soup into six bowls and top with the cheese (if using), tortilla strips, avocado, and sour cream (if using). Serve with the lime wedges alongside.
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