Chicken Tortilla Soup

Dear Boys,
Looking for something to do with all the chicken you got on sale?
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This is a good option, especially if it’s cold outside.
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Put 1-2 cups diced chicken in a pot.
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Add 1 tsp. cumin, 1 tsp. garlic powder, and 1 tsp. salt.
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Then add 1 cup salsa,
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1 can cream of chicken soup and 1 soup can of water.
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Next add a 12-oz. bag frozen corn and
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a 14.5-oz. can of black beans.  I had cooked a bag of dried black beans and frozen them, so that is what I used.  Either works great.  The dried ones will save you a bit of money.
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Next comes 1 can Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies and
1/2 cup sour cream.
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Now stir all these ingredients together and simmer on low until heated through.  This also does nicely in a crock pot if you need to leave it unattended.
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I recommend garnishing with fresh cilantro, shredded cheddar and a little more sour cream.
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And, of course, soup tastes best if you double the recipe and share it with friends.
Love,
Mom
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