You want a hot bowl of real Southwestern comfort food? It doesn't matter what time of year it is, tortilla soup is the ticket! You can spice it up or spice it down, whichever suits your fancy. Plus, you can add all sorts of garnishes and sides to make a meal of it. Thais particular recipe is really good right off the stove, and like so many soups and stews, even better reheated the next day. Give it a try and let me know what you think!
In a large pot over medium heat, combine the chicken stock and tortilla strips. Simmer until the tortilla strips soften and the broth thickens slightly. Stir in the green and red sauces and cumin. Stir in the turkey and half-and-half. Heat through but do not boil.
Divide the soup among four bowls and garnish each with diced tomato, jalapeño, avocado and cheese.