How To Make Weeknight-Friendly Chicken Tortilla Soup — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Chicken tortilla soup, with its spicy tomato broth, crunchy tortilla chips, and gooey cheese, has long been one of my favorite dishes to order at Mexican restaurants. I never even thought to make it at home because, frankly, I thought it was fussy.

But boy was I wrong. Once you know the basics, it’s all too easy to make chicken tortilla soup at home — even on a busy Monday night. Here’s my favorite way to do it.