Turkey Tortilla Soup

November 22, 2006

1 cup onion, chopped
1 teaspoon olive oil
4-ounce can green chilies, chopped
1 package (1.25 ounces) taco seasoning mix
16-ounce can tomatoes, undrained
6 cups turkey broth or reduced-sodium chicken bouillon
10-ounce package frozen corn
2 cups cooked turkey, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
4 ounces unsalted tortilla chips, coarsely crumbled
1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, grated

In a 5-quart saucepan over medium heat, saut onion in oil 3 to 4 minutes or until translucent. Stir in chilies and taco seasoning mix; cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes, breaking up with spoon. Stir in turkey broth; bring to a boil. Add corn and turkey, reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes. Add cilantro.

Spoon 1 1/3 cups soup in each bowl. Top with 1/2 ounce tortilla pieces and 1 tablespoon cheese.

Serves 8.

- Recipe by The National Turkey Federation

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