Chicken Tortilla Soup Con Queso & Avocado

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About: I think i would've enjoyed being stranded on an island and making do... still time for that i suppose ;)

Lo Carb Lo Fat Gluten Free Comforting & Delicious!

In large pot, combine first 3 ingredients; Bring to Boil;

· 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth, best if home-made

· 2 cups water

· 1 large yellow onion, quartered

Add in:

· 6 boneless chicken thighs

· 1 cup Chunky Salsa;

I make my own; it changes all the time, but goes something like this:

· 3 plum tomatoes, chopped

· ½ red onion, minced

· ½ lime, juiced

· ½ cup lightly packed chopped cilantro

· 1 seeded, minced jalapeno

· 1 tsp olive oil

· cumin, salt, and pepper as desired

If store bought , make sure it has lime juice, parsley/cilantro and cumin in it; if not add in as per above:

Let chicken cook 10 min.s. using two big forks, shred chicken while in pot.

Add in:

· Juice the other ½ of lime

Let simmer a final 5 minutes

Ladle into bowls offering the following toppings/inserts:

· Tortilla strips

· Cilantro

· Avocados

· Queso Fresco/Blanco, crumbled, or a glob of Crema Mexicana!

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