Silky Tortilla Soup Recipe

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Silky Tortilla Soup

Makes : 5 servings

Preparing Time : 30 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup white onion, chopped
  • 1 jalepeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 - 14.5 oz. can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1-12 oz jar salsa
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 3 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 3 corn tortillas, cut into thin strips
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • sliced fresh jalepeno peppers


  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in heave skillet. Add garlic, onions, jalepeno and red pepper flakes. Sauté 4-5 minutes.
  • Transfer garlic, onion and pepper mixture to blender. Add vegetable stock, tomatoes, salsa and black beans. Pulse on speed 3 (mix) 6-7 times until almost pureed.
  • Pour mixture into stock pot and simmer on medium heat 15 minutes.
  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in heavy skillet. Fry tortilla chips until crisp. Drain on paper towel until ready to use.
  • Ladle soup into 5 bowls. Top with shredded chicken, tortilla strips, cheese and fresh peppers, if desired.

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