Don Pablo’s Tortilla Soup

This recipe is by fellow viewer Gregg. This is his personal version of the Don Pablo Tortilla soup. It is quite tasty, and soon to have become a favorite of our viewers.

Tortilla Soup

Don Pablo’s Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

Don Pablo’s Tortilla Soup

Make Don Pablo’s Tortilla Soup at home. 
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Don Pablo’s Tortilla Soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 444kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds split chicken breast
  • 1 gallon water
  • 3 carrots 1/4-inch slice
  • 3 celery stalks 1/4-inch slice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 Can Rotel Tomatoes mild
  • 1/2 Pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 Can corn
  • 36 Corn Tortillas
  • 12 Ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • Boil chicken, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, salt and peppers in water for about 1-2 hours. Remove chicken and let cool. Add Rotel, cilantro, corn, and cumin to the pot. Stir well. Remove chicken from the bone and add to the pot. Add cream just to get 
  • color and thickness. Cut tortillas in strips and fry in peanut oil. Put tortillas in bottom of bowl, sprinkle with cheese and pour soup on top. Yield: 12 servings Enjoy!


Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 1074mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3260IU | Vitamin C: 7.1mg | Calcium: 323mg | Iron: 2mg

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