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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Tortilla Soup Recipe


Photo courtesy of Tupperware.com

Here is a great recipe for those of you who like something a little different or if you enjoy Mexican cuisine. This soup is very easy to prepare and the recipe is courtesy of Tupperware.

Tortilla Soup Recipe
Serves 4

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled
1 can (14½ oz.) fire roasted tomatoes, drained
1 carton (32 oz.) chicken broth
1 tbsp. Simple Indulgence™ Southwest Chipotle

Garnish: 4-6 corn tortillas, or crushed tortilla chips
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup Mexican Blend shredded cheese
Sliced avocado
1 lime, cut into 4-6 wedges

In a Chef Series™ 4 Qt./4 L Sauce Pan; heat 1 tbsp. of oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic sauteing until golden brown. Add tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and place vegetables in Quick Chef with blade attachment. Cover and process until finely chopped. Return vegetables to saucepan, add broth and Simple Indulgence™ Southwest Chipotle, cover and simmer for 30 minutes over medium to low heat.

Slice tortillas into thin strips and cut in half. Heat 1/3 cup vegetable oil in a Chef Series™ 8"/20 cm Open Nonstick Fry Pan over medium-high heat; add tortillas to oil, frying until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Ladle soup into bowls. Top with tortilla strips, 1 tbsp. of cheese, slices of avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice.

3 comments:

Healthy Perspectives said...

MMMMM! I love soup. This sounds like a good soup to have on a cold, windy day.

Angie (Losing It and Loving It) said...

Yum! Nice and spicy. I love soup.

Stacie said...

Its so cold today warm soup sounds so yummy!!