Mexican Tortilla Meatball Soup

Recipe by DebbiF
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Meatballs: Combine the ground beef with the cilantro, garlic, lime juice, cumin, hot sauce and salt and pepper.
  • Form into 1-ounce balls.
  • Heat oil in skillet over moderate heat.
  • Cook until brown on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Soup: In a large soup pot, heat 2 tablespoon vegetable oil.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook for 5 minutes over low heat until translucent.
  • Add chiles and cook 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and their juice, chicken stock, chili powder, cumin, and hot sauce.
  • Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine flour and chicken stock.
  • Whisk into soup.
  • Bring back to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add meat balls and simmer an additional 5 minutes.
  • Serve soup topped with sour cream, monterey jack cheese or fried tortilla strips.
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