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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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

After pureed, combine with chicken broth.
3Add to pot: diced zuccini, corn, beans*, and break pasta into small bite sized pieces.
4Simmer soup until zuccinni is soft and pork is cooked through.
5Just 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