YAY! I am SO excited!! Everyone (being: my mom, my stepdad, my brother, his girlfriend, and my grandma) are coming over around 5:00 p.m for PRESENTS and good food!! I have the Tortilla Soup going in the crockpot and my mom is bringing the Tamales! We are also going to have chips (blue-corn), salsa, queso and guacamole for some pre-dinner noshing! Here is the tortilla soup recipe I promised…it is SO easy!!
CROCKPOT TORTILLA SOUP
1 lb shredded cooked chicken (I boiled the chicken in chicken stock yesterday)
1 (15 oz) can whole canned tomatoes, mashed
1 (10 oz) can red enchilada sauce
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (4 oz) can chopped green chili peppers
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup water
1 (14 1/2 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 bay leaf
1 (10 oz) package frozen corn
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
Place chicken, tomatoes, enchilada sauce, onion, green chilis and garlic in crockpot.
Pour in water and chicken broth.
Season with cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper and bay leaf.
Stir in corn and cilantro.
Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
Garnish with tortilla strips or chips, cheese, avocado, etc…
170 Calories; 5.1g Fat (1.2g saturated fat); 42mg Cholesterol; 816mg Sodium; 14.7g Carbohydrate; 2.2g Fiber; 3.3g Sugar; 17.5g Protein
I will be back tomorrow evening with fun Christmas Eve AND Christmas Day pictures of family, presents and food! Happy Holidays to EVERYONE!!!! 🙂 CHEERS!
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