Robbie Shoults – Celebrity Chef and Third-Generation Owner of The Award-Winning Bear Creek Smokehouse


Tortilla Soup by Bear Creek Smokehouse


1 pound ground turkey, beef, or Rotisserie Chicken (deboned) from your local deli

1 box of Tortilla Soup (Bear Creek Smokehouse)

1⅔ cup water

2 (15 oz) cans of chicken broth

1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce

3 corn tortillas; torn into strips

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

8 oz sour cream (for a creamier soup)

Top with:

Fresh Jalapenos




·       Brown the ground turkey or beef in dutch oven.  

·       Add the contents of the seasonings and vegetables, water, chicken broth, and tomato sauce to the meat. 

·       Mix well.  

·       Bring to a boil on high heat, turn heat down to medium-low. 

·       Cover with lid and boil slowly for 30 minutes. 

·       Add the tortillas and cheese, simmer for 10 minutes uncovered. 

·       If you want a creamier soup add sour cream. 

·       Top with fresh jalapenos, avocados and cilantro.

Yields 10 cups.

Note: If using a rotisserie chicken, add it when you add the liquids to the soup