MAGNOLIA CAFE CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

 

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  • Servings: 8
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Chipotle Sauce (see below), or to taste
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cups diced, cooked chicken
  • 2 14.5-ounce cans chopped tomatoes (not stewed tomatoes with peppers and onions)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a large soup pot. Sauté the onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic until the onion is clear. Add all remaining ingredients and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with tortilla chips and grated Monterrey Jack cheese. Makes 8 servings.
  • Magnolia Cafe Chipotle Sauce
  • * 1 small can (7-ounce) chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • * 2 14.5-ounce cans chopped tomatoes (not stewed tomatoes with peppers and onions)
  • * 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • * 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • Combine all ingredients and purée in a blender or food processor.

Notes

The smoky heat provided by the Chipotle Sauce sets this tortilla soup apart from the ordinary.

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