Main Dishes

Chicken Tortilla Soup Cafe Rio’s Style

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This is my personal favorite tortilla soup recipe and it tastes just like Cafe Rio (if not BETTER). It is so fresh and delicious, you are going to love it! You can throw the chicken in the crock pot with the broth and it will probably still be amazing, but personally I LOVE the grilled chicken taste… grill it if you can!

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1 onion, diced
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/2 tsp cumin
a dash (or two) cayenne
1/2 tsp. chili powder
5 c. chicken broth
3 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, finely chopped
juice of 1/2 lime
pepper, to taste
1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp. taco seasoning
1 Tbsp. paprika
vegetable oil (to taste)
pico de gallo
2-3 avocados, diced
2 c. pepper jack cheese
tortilla strips
cilantro (for garnish)
lime wedges (for garnish)
In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 Tbsp. oil until onions become slightly soft. Stir in cumin, cayenne, and chili powder and saute an additional minute or two. Transfer seasoned onions to a small crock...
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Nutritions

Calories
942

Sodium
3001mg
125% DV

Fat
47g
72% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
65g
22% DV

Fiber
24g
96% DV