Tortilla Soup


Tortilla Soup

cal Calories 265kcal

fat Total Fat 12g

Low sat-fat Saturated Fat 2g

chol Cholesterol 10mg

High sodium Sodium 710mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 29g

Serving size 452g Calories from fat 107kcal Fiber 4g Protein 11g Sugar 8g
6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 corn tortillas, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 4 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 8 cups chicken stock or broth, or 8 cups water and 8 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Toppings: chopped avocado, fried tortilla strips, cheese, sour cream, chopped cilantro, lime juice wedges, cooked shrimp, cooked chicken


  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large pot until hot. Add the diced tortillas and garlic and cook until soft. Add the cilantro, cumin, and chili powder and stir to evenly coat. Add broth.
  2. Process the tomatoes and onion in a blender until smooth. Stir into soup. Bring to boil, then let simmer for about 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. To serve, ladle soup into bowl, then add whatever toppings you desire.

Recipe and Photo: Lorie’s Mississippi Kitchen / CC BY

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