Round 2 Recipe: Tortilla Soup

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min

Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Reserved 6 cups chicken broth from chicken burrito recipe
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup reserved shredded chicken from chicken burrito recipe
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chopped tomatoes
  • Reserved onion from chicken burrito recipe, chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 flour tortillas, reserved from chicken burrito recipe
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, quartered
Directions
  • In a large pot over medium-high heat, combine the broth with the chicken, onion, tomatoes, red pepper flakes, and salt to taste. Bring to a simmer.

  • While soup is heating, heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Cut the tortillas into thin strips and fry them in batches until they are golden brown. Drain on paper towels or a paper bag and season with salt. When the soup is hot, taste and adjust the seasoning. Serve it in bowls topped with the tortilla strips, chopped cilantro, and lime wedges.

  • Serving Yield: 4


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