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South of the Border Chicken Soup


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  • 2 onions
  • 4 carrots
  • 5 small potatoes
  • 1 can black beans
  • same can of frozen corn
  • 10 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 1 large bone in chicken breast
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

saute onions then add carrots for a few minutes

Step 2

add everything else except lime and simmer as long as you want

Step 3

take chicken out, shred and return to pot

Step 4

stir in lime and enjoy!

great with avocado and/or tortilla chips

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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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