Delicious carnitas tortilla soup is like the Goldilocks of recipes: it’s hearty without being too thick, spiced without being too spicy, and cozy without being too heavy! And you’ll love how the browned pork adds big, rich flavor.
2 lbs. pork tenderloin, diced and browned
8 cups chicken stock
2 cans of corn, drained
2 small cans chopped green chiles
26oz crushed tomatoes
¾ cup dry beans, soaked overnight
¼ cup ground cumin
¼ cup chili powder
2 tbsp garlic powder
2 tbsp Mexican oregano
Salt & pepper to taste
- In a large soup pot, add the browned pork and dry spices.
- Stir over medium heat to toast the spices.
- Once fragrant, add everything to the pot and simmer over medium-low heat for 45 minutes.
- Season to taste and serve hot.
- Serving Size: 1 bowl
- Calories: 311
- Fat: 4
- Carbohydrates: 28
- Fiber: 8
- Protein: 31.5