Soups

Our Version of Cafe Rio’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

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I have been so excited to post this recipe, you have no idea. I love the Cafe Rio/Costa Vida chicken tortilla soup and have been wanting to duplicate it forever, I just haven’t gotten around do doing it.. until NOW. I am not going to lie.. 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! Just a few side notes… you can throw the chicken in the crock pot with the broth and it will probably s

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 (click HERE)
2-3 avocados, diced
2 c. pepper jack cheese
tortilla strips (Click HERE)
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
4705

Sodium
15014mg
625% DV

Fat
235g
361% DV

Protein
285g
571% DV

Carbs
327g
111% DV

Fiber
120g
483% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV