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Chopped ripe avocado and crisp tortilla strips are quick additions to finish off this soup with flair.

Recipe by Southern Living November 2006

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Recipe Summary

cook:
28 mins
total:
1 hr 3 mins
prep:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes about 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté chopped onion, carrot, and bell pepper in hot oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat 7 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add minced garlic, and sauté 1 minute.

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  • Stir in chicken and next 5 ingredients. Stir in chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Serve with chopped avocado and Tortilla Strips.

  • *3/4 cup brown rice may be substituted for white rice. Prepare recipe as directed, increasing simmer time to 45 minutes or until rice is tender.

  • Tortilla Strips: Cut 6 (6-inch) corn tortillas into strips, and place on a baking sheet coated with vegetable cooking spray. Spray cooking spray over tops of strips. Bake at 400° for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Prep: 5 min., Bake: 15 min.

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