Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

My family loves this soup. Very refreshing and good Tex-Mex flavor. Good served with polenta. Adapted from a Moosewood recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a big pot, over low heat, saute the garlic and cumin in hot oil for 1 minute (don't let the garlic brown).
  2. Add in the tomato juice, fresh tomatoes, lime juice, and cilantro; stir to combine.
  3. Let simmer for several minutes.
  4. Add hot sauce, salt, and pepper to taste.
  5. To serve, put broken up tortilla chips in shallow soup bowls; add soup and top with Monterey Jack cheese.


Most Helpful

Delicious! Didn't have enough tomato juice so I used one can of diced tomatoes. Incredibly easy and wonderful. Also used mozzarella cheese since I didn't have monterey jack. Still wonderful! Thanks very much.

Yaffa December 27, 2008

My family loves this... I'm making it again tonight!

Geri by the Sea March 06, 2011

Yum! I added a can of whole kernal corn, some chickpeas, and a little curry powder. My roommates gobbled it up :-)

mackenziemccarty June 16, 2009

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