A bowl of tortilla soup next to a white napkin and cilantro bunch
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5 from 2 votes

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup

Easy 30 Minute Chicken Tortilla Soup uses mainly pantry ingredients for a hearty and comforting soup that is sure to please the family.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Latin American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 238kcal
Author: Jade Jones


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions cut into medium dice
  • 1 bell pepper any color
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 28 oz cans crushed tomatoes fire roasted diced, or Mexican style stewed, or any combination of the two
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 16 oz frozen corn or 1 can
  • 2 4 oz cans green chilies chopped
  • 2 15.5 oz cans black beans
  • 4 cups chicken chopped
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • Tortilla chips to serve
  • 1 avocado sliced


  • Heat oil in large soup kettle over medium-high heat. Add onions and peppers; sauté until tender, about 4 minutes. Add garlic cloves, chili powder, and oregano; sauté 1 minute longer.
  • Add tomatoes, broth, corn, chilies, beans and chicken; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, to blend flavors, about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in cilantro; let stand a couple of minutes. (after cooling, the soup can be refrigerated for up to 3 days). Serve warm with tortilla chips.


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 477mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1015IU | Vitamin C: 35.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.6mg