Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

Adapted from Southern Living. If you prefer, you can skip the part about the corn tortillas and just use a few purchased tortilla chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef in a large pot until no longer pink, draining off all fat.
  2. Mix all remaining ingredients (except the corn tortillas and the salt) into the same pot with the beef.
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and let cook 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°F.
  5. Using kitchen shears, cut tortillas into thin strips.
  6. Place tortilla strips onto a baking sheet and spray lightly with some nonstick spray.
  7. Season to taste wih a little salt and bake about 5 minutes or until they just start to crsip up.
  8. Serve soup in bowls with a few of the tortilla strips set on top as a garnish.


Most Helpful

I made this soup for the Photo Thread Subject and it was very good. I didn't use green beans simply because I didn't think they were mexican (if that makes any sense. I also added a chopped onion to the pot. I think next time I might add a little extra gound cumin. Thanks for a very good recipe Heather.

Luby Luby Luby October 20, 2004

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