BEST tortilla soup

Erika Orrantia

By
@burgandy01

My sister first gave me this recipe and I made it my own---always gets RAVE reviews!
(please note: photo shown is one from online but looks VERY similar).


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
bite sized pork bits
6 c
chicken broth
14.08 oz
canned diced tomatos
1/2-1
jalepeno (de-veined and seeded)
1
medium onion
1 bunch
fresh cilantro (small fist full)
3 clove
garlic
1
zucchini (diced)
1 can(s)
drained pinto beans *optional, as i often make the recipe without beans
1 1/2 c
corn
1/8 pkg
angel hair pasta
2 c
mexican cheese (chihuahua or other)
tortilla chips (crumbled or in small strips)
1 or 2
avocados (sliced on top for garnish)
4
limes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine chicken broth and pork bits and cook on medium high heat.
2
In blender puree: diced tomatos, onion, garlic, cilantro, jalepeno (seeded and de-veined).

After pureed, combine with chicken broth.
3
Add to pot: diced zuccini, corn, beans*, and break pasta into small bite sized pieces.
4
Simmer soup until zuccinni is soft and pork is cooked through.
5
Just before eating in individual bowls,top soup with tortilla chips, small handful of cheese, and squeeze half a lime.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups, Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #tortilla, #soup, #mexican