Chef Roberto’s Chicken Tortilla Soup of Love

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chef Robert Lewis, the Happy Diabetic Chef, loves to create healthy, great-tasting dishes that are easy to prepare. Be sure to check out for more nutritious and delicious recipe ideas.

Servings: 8


  • 1.5 lbs cooked chicken breast, diced
  • 1 16 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons snipped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 or 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • Optional garnishes: queso blanco or jack cheese, chopped avocado, fresh cilantro, fresh lime, tortilla chips


  1. In a stockpot, combine the diced chicken, undrained tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, sugar, and chicken broth. Cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn heat down and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Add the chipotle peppers, corn, beans, and a little adobo sauce. Cover and finish cooking about 20 minutes.


Nutritional Information for 1 serving:

Calories: 315, Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 34mg, Sodium: 651mg, Carbs: 28g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 20g



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    Recipe appears easy to make and tasty to eat BUT I would appreciate it even more if you listed carb, protein and fat values per serving.


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      Hi Cassie,
      The recipe has been updated with the nutritional info. Apologies for the delay!

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    Agree need the carb etc counts….

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