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Tortilla Soup Recipe Needed!

Posted by on Aug. 12, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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Does anyone have a recipe for Tortilla Soup. I want something that is more creamy...not a huge fan of  "chunky tomatoes".

by on Aug. 12, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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Dove420
by on Aug. 12, 2009 at 3:58 PM

Creamy Tortilla Soup

For Tortilla Strips
8 corn tortillas
1/2 cup of vegetable oil

For soup
1 small onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 poblano pepper, chopped (you can also throw a couple extra jalapenos in to spice the soup up a bit)
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
4 cups of chicken (or vegetable) stock (PLEASE, no water)
Tablespoon of tomato paste
2 cups of shredded chicken
Optional: diced squash, carrots, corn kernals, hominy, black beans, or any other vegetable you might like could go in as well

Finishers
1 ripe avocado
1/2 cup cheese (either queso fresco, shredded Monteret Jack, or even Chihuahua cheese)
Chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime, wedged
Dollop of sour cream or crema

Directions
Tortilla strips:
1.Cut the tortillas into half inch strips.
2.Lightly fry in oil until crispy and golden brown. Remove strips, sprinkle with salt, and set aside.

Soup:
1.In a soup pot fry onion, garlic, and peppers in a bit of oil until soft.
2.Add oregano, tomatoe paste, chicken, and other vegetables. Allow to simmer for half an hour to meld the flavors.

Serving:
1.Ladle a serving of the soup into a bowl. Top with tortilla strips, cheese, cilantro, a quarter of an avocado, and a dab of sour cream.
2.Serve with a lime wedge and extra cilantro.

 


 

Have a grandmalicious day!

T-MOMMY1208
by on Aug. 13, 2009 at 8:42 AM

Perfect!! It sounds exactly what I was looking for...I'm going to try it this weekend, and I'll let you know how it turns out!

Thank you!

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