snacks by Shira vol. 77: paleo tortilla soup

the food therapist paleo tortilla soup


2 Tbsp ghee
1 large white onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups chicken stock
14 oz fire roasted tomatoes (I like Muir Glenn)
1 rotisserie chicken
1 jalapeño, finely diced
juice of 1 lime
garlic powder

optional garnish

red onion
tortilla strips (I like Siete cassava & chia tortillas)
smoked sea salt


  1. Melt ghee in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Once melted, add in the onions and cook until translucent, for about 4-6 minutes.
  2. Add the minced garlic and jalapeño. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken stock and fire roasted tomatoes, bring to a medium boil.
  4. Once at a medium boil, add in pieces of rotisserie chicken and the juice of 1 lime.
  5. Season to your liking with cayenne, cumin, garlic powder, and paprika. Cover and bring to simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Divide into servings and garnish with optional toppings.
  7. Enjoy!

xx Shira

shirathe food therapist