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.