Savory Saturday


Looking for something to keep you warm and healthy? Try this Chicken Tortilla Soup recipe from dciinc.org. 

We all know on those colder days of fall we want something warm and flavorful to fill us up! But with the holidays around the corner we want to make sure we are eating as healthy as we can before those party’s all come. Well don’t worry this recipe is healthy for all including dialysis patients.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. chili powder 
  • 1 tsp. oregano or Italian seasoning
  • 2 fresh tomatoes chopped
  • 1 10 oz can low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 10 oz can water
  • 1 c. corn
  • 1 c. hominy
  • 1 4 oz. can green chili peppers – chopped
  • 1/4 c. chopped cilantro
  • 3 chicken breasts cooked and chopped
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • Cumin to taste
  • Green onions, chopped as garnish

Instructions:

  1. Saute onion and garlic in oil
  2. Stir in chicken, chili powder, oregano (or Italian seasoning) tomatoes, chicken broth, water, corn, hominy, cilantro, and chili peppers and cook on medium-high heat for30 minutes
  3. May add lemon juice and cumin to taste

Extra:

Serve in bowl with chopped green onions on top with warm tortillas. (Not included in nutritional analysis)