Tortilla Soup

A robust combination of hearty flavors that your guests can hunker down with anytime of the year. Featuring Custom Culinary® Master’s Touch® Southwest Flavor Concentrate and Custom Culinary® Gold Label Low Sodium Chicken Base, Tortilla Soup brings together the bold flavors of onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, Worcestershire Sauce, carrots, zucchini, yellow squash, cheese, and corn tortillas.


What You'll Need

Amount Ingredients
1/2 cup Olive oil
2 lbs Chicken breasts, w/out skin, cut in strips
2 cups Onions, yellow fresh, small diced
1 cup Green bell peppers, sweet, fresh, small diced
2 cups Carrots, fresh, small diced
1 Tbsp and 1 tsp Garlic, minced
1-1/4 qts Water, hot
1/3 cup and 1 Tbsp Custom Culinary® Gold Label Chicken Base
2 qts Tomatoes, red, canned, whole in juice, diced
1 cups Picante sauce, medium
1 Tbsp and 1 tsp Cumin, ground
2 tsp. Chili powder
1 tsp. Black pepper, ground
1 tsp. Hot pepper sauce
2-2/3 cup Whole wheat tortillas, julienne cut, 1-1/2" long strips
PREPARATION

  1. In a large bowl, combine oil, chicken, onions, peppers, carrots and garlic, mixing until chicken is evenly coated with oil.
  2. In a 6 qt sauce pot over medium high heat, sauté chicken until evenly browned, stirring frequently.
  3. In a food processor, combine water, chicken base, tomatoes, picante sauce, cumin, chili, black pepper and pepper sauce. Puree 3 minutes.
  4. Add tomato mixture to sautéed chicken. Heat to boiling over medium high heat. Reduce heat and gently boil 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Slowly add tortilla strips while stirring.

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