Chicken Tortilla Soup


1 cup chopped onion

1 cup fresh or frozen corn

1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 cup chopped zucchini

1/2 cup chopped red pepper

One 10-ounce can green enchilada sauce (1-1/2 cups)

One 4.5-ounce can chopped chilies

3 cups reduced-sodium chicken stock

3 cups cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast meat, shredded

1 cup (8 ounces) Ensure Homemade Vanilla Shake

1-1/2 cups crushed baked tortilla chips

Fresh chopped cilantro
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How to make it

Heat a large pot over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons water, onion, corn, cumin, and garlic powder, and cook until the vegetables are soft. Spoon the mixture into the bowl of a food processor and carefully blend the mixture. Return the puree to the pot; add the zucchini, red pepper, enchilada sauce, chilies, chicken stock, and chicken, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Add the Ensure and continue to heat soup until it is very hot. Do not allow the soup to boil. Serve each portion of soup with a sprinkle of crushed tortilla chips and a sprinkling of cilantro.

How is it Healthy

This dish is healthy because it is only 250 calories. The sugar content is 6grams. This meal also includes 15% Vitamin A, 45% Vitamin C and 15% iron. Not only does it contain essential vitamins it also has 22g of protein. It also has 460mg of potassium which helps to keep your bones strong.