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Tortilla Soup

Gluten Free Avenger
This is one of my favorite recipes, which is naturally (or at least it should be) gluten free.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 2 boneless chicken breast halves cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 can 15oz whole tomatoes
  • 1 small onion quartered
  • 1 small jalapenos pepper seeded
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • avocado
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • queso fresco
  • cilantro
  • baked tortilla strips recipe above

Instructions
 

  • Pour chicken broth into large saucepan or pot and add uncooked chicken breasts. Boil, then simmer on med-high heat for 15 minutes. Let chicken cool, then shred and set aside for later. You will use the remaining chicken broth for the soup.
  • In food processor or blender coarsely chop garlic, tomatoes, onion and pepper. Pour tomato mixture and spices into pot with chicken broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 15-20 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Serve in bowls; garnish with tortilla strips, cilantro, avocado, chicken and queso fresco.