It’s supposed to snow tomorrow… what!?! I’m definitely not ready for this! Need something to warm up the insides… cue chicken tortilla soup!!! Such a wholesome and filling soup, this one pot meal does the trick. The jalapeño adds the perfect kick!

Chicken broth is truly a miracle potion. Nutrient-dense chicken broth is one of the few true whole food superfoods. From healing your gut, to warding off colds, to improving joint pain, high-quality, long-simmered chicken broth boasts an impressive laundry list of nutrients that are hard to find in many other foods. You can read more about the health benefits of chicken broth here.

  • 2 chicken breasts, shredded or chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 bunch cilantro, destemmed and chopped
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (optional)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, diced
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Himalayan Salt, to your taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large Dutch pot.
  2. Add garlic, onion and jalapeño over and sauté for about five minutes.
  3. Next add the chicken broth, chicken, mushrooms, lime juice and all the spices and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes if you are using them.
  5. Let it all cook on a boil for 5 minutes.
  6. Add 2/3 of the cilantro and cook for another 2 minutes.
  7. Taste and adjust spices according to your taste and then add the salt.
  8. Garnish with the remaining cilantro and serve hot!