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Chicken Avocado Lime Soup Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts* 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup chopped green onions (including whites, mince the whites) 2 jalapeños, seeded and minced (leave seeds if you want soup spicy, omit if you don't like heat) 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 (14.5 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth 2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced 1/2 tsp ground cumin Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice 3 medium avocados, peeled, cored and diced Tortilla chips, monterrey jack cheese, sour cream for serving (optional) Directions In a large pot heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Once hot, add green onions and jalapenos and saute until tender, about 2 minutes, adding garlic during last 30 seconds of sauteing. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, cumin, season with salt and pepper to taste and add chicken breasts. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Then reduce heat to medium, cover with lid and allow to cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken has cooked through 10 - 15 minutes (cook time will vary based on thickness of chicken breasts). Reduce burner to warm heat, remove chicken from pan and let rest on a cutting board 5 minutes, then shred chicken and return to soup. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Add avocados to soup just before serving (if you don't plan on serving the soup right away, I would recommend adding the avocados to each bowl individually, about 1/2 an avocado per serving). Serve with tortilla chips, cheese and sour cream if desired. *For thicker chicken breasts, cut breasts in half through the length (thickness) of the breasts, they will cook faster and more evenly.

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