Tortilla soup

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This is a VERY filling soup. A flavorful blend of Good-For-You veggies. Roasted and Broiled to perfection. If you make your own broth, you control the Sodium as well. Feel free to adjust quantities to suit your families preferences. This is NOT rocket science!!


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6 soup bowls
15 Min
25 Min


  • 1 large
    white onion,quartered
  • 1-1/2 lb
    grape tomatoes,halved
  • 2 clove
  • 1/2 lb
    yellow summer squash,sliced
  • 8 c
    reduced sodium chicken broth, homemade if possible (use vegetable broth for vegetarian)
  • 1 tsp
    adobo sauce from canned chipotles
  • 1 large
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro sprigs
  • 3 to 4 medium
    yellow corn tortillas (6") sliced and crisped
  • 1 medium
    carrot,sliced (optional)
  • 1 stick
    celery ,sliced (optional)
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix (optional)
  • 4 oz
    shredded cheese (cook's choice)

How to Make Tortilla soup


  1. BROIL onion and 1 pound of the tomatoes on foil-lined baking sheet 5" from heat, turning, until slightly charred, about 5 minutes. Coarsely chop in food processor with garlic. Like garlic? Use a bulb. Love garlic? Go nuts!
  2. ADD tomato-garlic mixture, squash, broth, adobo sauce, and remaining tomatoes to pot. Simmer 20 minutes.
  3. SERVE in bowls topped with avocado and cilantro. To preserve crispness of tortilla strips: Top soup with them as it is served.

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About Tortilla soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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