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Simple Turkey Chipotle Tortilla Soup

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Traditionally this soup is made with shredded chicken – by all means make it with chicken if you would prefer! I decided to make it with left over turkey and the results were very satisfying!
Ingredients
  Yellow onion 2 , finely chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Tomatoes 4 Large, chopped
  Chipotle peppers in adobo 2
  Cumin 1 Tablespoon
  Oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Corn kernels 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shredded turkey meat/Shredded chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped scallions 1 Tablespoon
  Diced avocado 1 Tablespoon
  Grated monterey jack cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Tortilla chips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lime wedge 4
Directions

Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large pot.
Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes. Add the garlic and mix well. Cook for 1 minute.
Add the tomatoes, with their juice, and cook for 15 minutes.
Blend the cooked tomatoes.
Add the cumin, oregano and chipotle to the tomatoes. Add the chicken stock and the tomato paste.
Dissolve the tomato paste well.
Add the corn. Bring to a boil and cook for 20 to 25 minutes.
Add the shredded meat and cook for 5 minutes until heated through. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with the cilantro, scallions, avocado, cheese and chips. Serve with lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!
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Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Onion, Turkey
Servings: 
10
Thanksgiving is gone and probably you are among many of those women who are left with lot of turkey and other dishes you prepared. Watch this nice video which has a recipe on turkey chipotle tortilla soup. Enjoy the video.

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