Sunday, December 21, 2008 |



Souper Sunday


This is currently going on in our backyard ~ yes, it has started snowing again!

A perfect night for soup.


Mexican Chicken Soup

A family favorite


1 large onion, chopped

6 cloves of garlic, minced

1 cup cilantro, chopped

4 tbls olive oil


1 can green chilies, chopped

1 28 oz. can diced tomatoes with juice

1 can creamed corn

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

3 tbls cumin

2 tbls chili powder

1 tsp cayenne pepper

2 bay leaves

pinch of salt

8 cups chicken stock

3 chicken breasts shredded



Garnishes

Sour cream

shredded cheese


Saute the first 3 ingredients in the olive oil. Add the chilies, tomatoes, corn, black beans, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, bay leaves, salt, chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer for 45 to 60 minutes. Remove the bay leaves and add chicken. Continue to simmer until chicken is heat through ~ about 10 minutes

Top with garnishes and enjoy!









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6 comments:

Felicia said...

Wow, your soup sounds yummy. I make a chicken tortilla soup, but this is a little different. I'm going to have to try your recipe...thanks for sharing.

Merry Christmas!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

That sounds so good!! I am going to copy this one....my family would love it!!

Stay warm!

Lisa

Sandy Toes said...

It is so cold and windy..the soup sounds perfect!
-sandy toes

Gina @ Six in the Country said...

Sounds yummy and warm. Perfect!

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

Oh yummy! This sounds wonderful, and if it's a family favorite for you guys, I have to try it! Thanks Jo! Have a Merry Christmas!
Carrie

Denise C said...

Merry Christmas to your sweet family!
Hugs,
Denise

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