Zinfandeli's Chicken Tortilla Soup - S.a. Express - Arlene Light

Total Time
20mins
Prep 0 mins
Cook 20 mins

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Garnish Notes: Chicken breasts should be cooked and diced.
  2. In large Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil.
  3. Add garlic and 8 chopped corn tortillas.
  4. Saute until tender.
  5. Add onion puree, tomato puree, cayenne pepper, cumin, bay leaves, tomato paste, chicken base and water.
  6. Simmer 20 minutes.
  7. Add chopped cilantro and epazote.
  8. Remove Bay leaves.
  9. Blend mixture briefly in food processor.
  10. Strain through colander.
  11. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  12. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  13. To serve, spoon a portion of soup in individual serving bowls.
  14. Garnish with diced chicken, avocado, fried tortilla strips and cheese.
  15. Serve immediately.

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