After months of heavy eating in the name of ‘comfort food’ and the winter season, I needed a break. The light, tasty broth of this soup hit the spot! Add lime juice, garlic, cilantro…flavor packed! This soup comes together in about 30 minutes for your busy week night and gives you another reason to #dumpthedrivethru. I’ll take it!
Chicken Soup with Avocado and Lime
1 lb chicken tenderloins, cut into thin strips
32 oz. of low sodium chicken broth
3 cloves minced garlic
1 Tablespoon cilantro paste (or more to your taste)
1/4 cup of lime juice
1 drained can of Original flavor Rotel (can substitute the flavor you prefer)
salt and pepper to taste
1 peeled and diced avocado (peel and dice into bite size pieces once soup is about done)
Tortilla strips to top it all off
Combine the first 6 ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat, Once you see that the chicken is cooked, let soup simmer for 20 minutes.
Add the avocado that you’ve diced into bite size pieces and stir to mix it in. Simmer for another 5 minutes to heat through the avocado.
Taste to adjust salt and pepper.
Ladle into bowl and top with tortilla strips.