Thursday, August 29, 2013

Tortilla Soup


Yesterday for lunch, David and I were HUNGRY for so,e Mexican food. I had been reading a new blog (new for me) and they wrote on how they made an amazing tortilla soup. Naturally, I had to try it myself! Check out the recipe here : 


2 Garlic Cloves 
1/2 Red Onion 
1 avocado
2 Roma Tomatoes
10 corn Tortillas 
Knorr Caldo De Pollo Powder 
3 boiled and shredded pieces of tender boneless chicken breasts .


*Preheat the oven to 400 Degrees. And boil 3 pieces of chicken in a pot of water. 

1st: I minced 2 garlic cloves

Mince1/2 of a red onion 

Dice 1 avocado 

And purée 2 Roma tomatoes . 


2nd: cut 10 corn tortillas into strips just like this ^

Place tortilla strips on baking sheet and place in the oven for 10 minutes to make them nice and crispy! 

3rd: remove the boneless chicken breast from the pot of water ( but don't get rid of water) 

Shred the chicken. 


4th: put a Tablespoon of Knorr Caldo de Pollo powder into the chicken broth. 


5th: Sautée garlic and onion in pan with olive oil for about 3 minuets. 

6th : Add the puréed Roma tomatoes. And also the chicken broth. 
Leave on stove until nice and hot but not boiling . 


7th: place tortilla strips in a bowl, add avocado and then add broth into the mix. And WALA!!!! You are finished!!!


   * couple optional additions : pinto beans from the can, squeeze of a lime and dried chives/ cilantro! 


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