This soup is simple to make but is loaded in rich flavor. Whip it up on a cool evening to warm you from the inside out. The tomatoes and cilantro add just the perfect finishing touch, making every bite like a mini explosion of zest in your mouth! Use this coupon: $0.50/1 – Tabasco Pepper Sauce, any flavor – (coupons.com) to save on Tabasco.

Ingredients

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded – $2.60
1/2 cup onion, chopped – $0.28
3 garlic cloves, minced – $0.12
3 Tbsp butter – $0.19
2 chicken bouillon cubes – $0.21
1 cup hot water
1 tsp ground cumin – $0.03
2 cups fat free half and half – $1.89
2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese – $2.00
1 can creamed corn – $0.89
1 4 oz. can diced green chiles – $0.78
1/4 tsp Tabasco sauce – $0.02
1 medium tomato, chopped – $0.34
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped – $0.08

Directions

1. In a large saucepan, brown chicken, onions and garlic in butter until onions are softened.

2. Dissolve bouillon in hot water then add liquid to the pot along with cumin. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

3. Add half and half, cheese, corn, chiles, and Tabasco. Cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted. Stir in chopped tomato just before serving. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

Serves: 4

Total Cost: $9.43

 

 

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