Appetizers & Meals

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
This zesty soup is the perfect meal to spice up your day. See how to mix a flavorful vanilla Ensure® shake with garden-fresh ingredients to make a soup sure to satisfy.


8 1-cup servings

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

25 Minutes


● 1 cup chopped onion
● 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
● 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
● 1 teaspoon garlic powder
● 1 cup chopped zucchini
● 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
● One 10-ounce can green enchilada sauce (1-1/2 cups)
● One 4.5-ounce can chopped chilies
● 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken stock
● 3 cups cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast meat, shredded
● 1 cup (8 ounces) Vanilla Ensure® Enlive®*
● 1-1/2 cups crushed baked tortilla chips
● Fresh chopped cilantro


Heat a large pot over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons water, onion, corn, cumin, and garlic powder, and cook until the vegetables are soft. Spoon the mixture into the bowl of a food processor and carefully blend the mixture. Return the puree to the pot; add the zucchini, red pepper, enchilada sauce, chilies, chicken stock, and chicken, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Add the Ensure and continue to heat soup until it is very hot. Do not allow the soup to boil. Serve each portion of soup with a sprinkle of crushed tortilla chips and a sprinkling of cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size about 1 Cup (290g)
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 42
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Total Carb. 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 6g
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Protein 23g 46%
Sodium 377mg 16%
Potassium 439mg 13%
Vitamin A 11%
Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 9%
Iron 11%
* This recipe can be prepared with any variety of Ensure®. Nutrition information will vary with product used.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.

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