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Tortilla Soup

OneMessyChef's picture
This tortilla soup is an easy vegetarian dish - or toss in shredded chicken if you prefer. Watch the recipe video below, prepare it and top your soup with crushed tortilla chips, sour cream, cilantro and shredded cheese.
Ingredients
  Carrots 4
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Orange bell pepper 1⁄2
  Green bell pepper 1
  Spanish onion 1⁄2 (Yellow Onion)
  Cilantro sprigs 6
  Crushed tomatoes 28 Ounce
  Broth 32 Ounce (Chicken Or Vegetable)
  Corn 8 Ounce
  Black beans 8 Ounce
  Salsa verde 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Chop 4 carrots into bite size pieces and brown them in a large skillet with a few tablespoons of olive oil. Stir occasionally and in the meantime…
2. Chop into small pieces:

* 1/2 Large orange bell pepper
* 1 large green bell pepper
* 1/2 Large Spanish/yellow onion
* 6 sprigs of cilantro
3. After the carrots lightly brown and can be easily poked with a fork (around 10 min) add in your peppers and onions and saute all veggies.
4. In your soup pot, add crushed tomatoes and broth. Stir until blended over med/high heat
5. Once your veggies have softened, add them to the pot.
6. Now add black beans and corn to soup.
7. make it spicy - Add 4oz salsa verde OR jalapeno peppers without seeds OR chipotle peppers without seeds.
Add salt and pepper if desired.
8. Let simmer for 10-20 minutes.
May be made ahead and refrigerated.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Servings: 
6

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3 Comments

tanya3286's picture
don't you add crushed or broken tortilla pieces to this, as it is made to simmer...??
OneMessyChef's picture
I don't add tortilla pieces to it while it cooks. I crunch some corn taco chips on top when it is done. It is also yummy to top with cilantro and sour cream.
aparna.priya's picture
Hi OneMessyChef, this tortilla soup looks very easy to prepare! However, could please tell me the composition of salsa verde ?