Tortilla Soup (Sopa De Tortilla)

Recipe by Midwest Maven
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan over med/high heat for a couple minutes.
  • Begin frying the tortilla strips in batches until golden brown and crisp, turning after a minute or two, about 2-4 minutes in total.
  • Drain on paper towels and set aside.
  • Discard all but 2 tablespoons of the oil and turn the heat to meduim.
  • Add the garlic and onion, and saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the chiles, tomatoes and half the tortilla strips and cook another 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil, them simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Let the soup cool slightly, and then using an immersion blender, or an upright blender, puree the mixture until smooth.
  • Return mixture to the stove over medium heat, stir in the chicken and heat through.
  • Season with lime juice, salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with the cilantro, cheese, avocado, and the remaining tortilla strips, enjoy!
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