Mexican Tortilla Soup

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Mexican Tortilla Soup
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
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Ingredients

for
8
Ingredients
1 tablespoon
good quality olive oil
1
medium onion (chopped)
3 cloves
garlic (peeled and minced)
2 teaspoons
4 cups
canned, crushed tomatoes (28 ounce)
2 cups
low-sodium Chicken broth
1 ½ cups
cup
sliced, green Chile peppers
2 cups
canned black beans (rinsed and drained)
¼ cup
fresh Cilantro (finely chopped)
3 cups
cooked Chicken breasts (diced)
2 handfuls
monterey jack (shredded)
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Preparation steps

1.
In a medium soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Saute chopped onions and garlic until the onions are soft and the garlic is fragrant. Stir in chili powder, tomatoes, chicken broth, and water. Bring to a boil, and simmer for about 10 minutes.
2.
Stir in half of the sliced green chili peppers, reserving some for garnish. Add the beans, cilantro and diced chicken. Gently simmer for 10 minutes.
3.
Ladle soup into bowls and topped with crushed tortilla chips, Monterey Jack cheese, and reserved green chili peppers. Serve.