When Chick-fil-a came out with their Chicken Tortilla Soup last year, it was love at first bite for me. I have no idea why it took them so long to bring it to us, but, as many of my Facebook friends know, I’m a big fan of it. And I’m notorious for shamelessly posting pics and status updates to let everyone know about it every time I eat it. As a result, I’ve turned several of you into big fans of this soup as well.
And I don’t know if it’s a marketing ploy or if they have special beans that are only in season in the winter, but they only offer this for a limited time, which really puts soup-lovers like me into a panic. I’m just dreading that day when I drive up to the drive-thru and they tell me they no longer have it.
So, I decided to take action. Somebody had to, so I gave it a try.
As I was eating a bowl of it one day for lunch, I jotted down a few ingredients I tasted (and I took a look at their ingredient list on the Chick-fil-a website), and I came up with a very close version of the original.
So here it is, for those of you who love this soup like I do:
“Tastes Like Chick-Fil-a’s” Chicken Tortilla Soup
Then, I just added a few tablespoons of flour and whisked well to thicken. You can use cornstarch to thicken instead if you prefer. After it’s mixed well, return to the pot and stir.
This makes a fairly large amount, so if it’s too much for your family, you can freeze half of it for a second meal.
So, for all you fellow Chick-fil-a soup lovers out there (and those of you not fortunate to live near a Chick-fil-a), enjoy! I hope you love it!
I’m sharing this recipe with a few of these friends.