To Do This Weekend: Warm up With Soup

Get ahead of your nutrition this week by whipping up a healthy batch of comforting soup that you can lunch on all week.

Cooking Light magazine provides a wealth of healthy soup recipes.  One of our favorites is this Chipotle Chicken Tortilla Soup.  Try adding freshly grated mozzarella cheese and cubed avocado just before serving.


1 tablespoon canola oil
1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
3/4 pound chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 cup crushed baked tortilla chips
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime, cut into 4 wedges

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic and chicken; sauté 2 minutes. Add chile powder and cumin; stir well. Add water, salt, broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Top with tortilla chips and cilantro, and serve with lime wedges.

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