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DurangoTortilla Soup

Submitted by: Mary on 01/24/2004
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Ingredients

1 1/2 t Butter
1 1/2 t Olive oil
1 Onion, diced
28 oz Can of diced tomatoes
1 Whole jalapeno pepper, diced
6 ozs Spicy V8
2 T Chicken boullion
2 C Hot water
3/4 t Ground cumin
3/4 t Paprika
Pinch Chili powder

1/2 t White pepper
3 Cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 T Tomatoe paste
3/4 C Fresh cilantro, chopped
6 Low carb tortillas
Vegetable oil for frying
1 C Avocado, diced
2 C Grilled chicken breast, diced
1/4 C Fresh cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 C Cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Heat butter and olive oil in heavy saucepan until butter melts. Add onion and cook until translucent.



Add tomatoes and continue to cook until soft.



Add jalapenos and V8 juice.



Bring to a boil and add boullion and water. Bring to simmer again.



Add cumin, paprika, chili powder, white pepepr, and garlic, cook, stirring occasionally.



Add tomatoe paste and 3/4 cup cilantro and cook, stirring occasionally.



Stir in xanthan gum until mixture has thickened and is the consistency you want. Warm soup for 10 minutes.



Cut Tortillas into 1 1/2 inch strips and deep fry in hot oil. Remove and drain on paper towels. Season with salt.



Distribute 1/2 cup avocado, 1 cup chicken breast, 1/8 cup chopped cilantro, and half tortilla strips among 6 bowls. Pour hot soup over garnish and top with remaining avocado, chicken breast, chopped cilantro, and tortilla strips.



Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top of each serving.

Servings

6

Calories

8

Time to prepare

30 minutes

Difficulty

Easy
 

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