Chicken-Poblano Tortilla Soup

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Chicken-Poblano Tortilla Soup


2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion 1 cup chopped carrot 1 poblano pepper, finely chopped 4 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson) 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (14.5-oz.) can unsalted diced tomatoes, undrained 4 ounces tortilla chips, divided 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 6 ounces shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast 6 ounces shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken thigh 1 avocado, diced 6 lime wedges Cilantro sprigs (optional)

How to Make It

Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, carrot, and poblano; sauté 8 minutes. Add stock, salt, black pepper, and tomatoes; bring to a boil over high heat. Finely crush half of tortilla chips; add to stock mixture. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until carrot is tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in cilantro and chicken. Ladle about 1 1/3 cups soup into each of 6 bowls. Divide avocado among bowls. Coarsely crush remaining tortilla chips and divide among bowls; serve with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs, if desired.