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Recipe of Traditional Tortilla Soup
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Traditional Tortilla Soup

1 h 10 min
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Tortilla soup is one of the traditional Mexican recipes you must prepare. A delicious tomato soup with fried corn tortilla strips, accompanied by cream, cheese, pasilla chili and avocado. It is definitely a recipe that you can't miss.
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Ingredients

6 servings
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 onion cut into slices
  • 3 ripe tomatoes
  • 6 cups of chicken soup
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 2 branches of fresh epazote
  • 10 Corn tortillas a day old
  • 2 pasilla chili peppers (or 3 if they are small)
  • 2 avocados peeled, boneless and cut into small cubes
  • 155 grams of fresh cheese cut into strips
  • 1/2 Cup of thick cream
  • 3 green lemons cut in half
  • to taste of black pepper

    Preparation

    Roast the garlic, onion and tomatoes. Peel the tomatoes and remove the hard parts.
    Grind the tomatoes with the garlic and onion in the food processor, adding 1/4 cup of the chicken stock if necessary.
    Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Fry the tomato puree. Let it cook for 2 minutes, lower the heat and let it cook for another 5 minutes stirring continuously until it thickens.
    Add the remaining chicken broth and the epazote. Boil and season to taste. Cover and let cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.
    Cut the tortillas into strips. Pour oil in a small pan and when it is very hot, fry the tortilla strips until they are golden, turn them at least 1 time. Remove the tortilla strips from the oil and remove the excess oil with absorbent kitchen paper.
    Cut the chiles into 1 cm rings and remove the seeds. Fry them also in hot oil for 1 minute until crisp. Drain and set them aside.
    Serve the soup with corn tortilla strips.
    Decorate each plate with crunchy chili rings, avocado cubes, fresh cheese strips and a touch of thick cream. Serve with lemons cut in half.

    PRESENTATION

    Serve with extra avocado, chili, fried tortilla, fresh cheese and lemons.

    TIPS

    You can add some lemon juice.

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    Nutritional information
    * Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
    Calories
    498
    kcal
    25%
    Carbohydrates
    41.6
    g
    14%
    Proteins
    17.4
    g
    35%
    Lipids
    32.0
    g
    49%
    Fiber
    10.4
    g
    21%
    Sugar
    8.6
    g
    9.5%
    Cholesterol
    58.0
    mg
    19%
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    Ratings (34)
    Jany Cervera
    22/07/2019 17:29:03
    Delicioso!!!!😋
    Victor Escalante
    19/06/2019 19:22:56
    Deliciosa...No estoy acostumbrado a usar epazote hace que huela algo fuerte la cocina pero ufff es muy bueno el sabor
    395285154533256
    24/05/2019 15:21:19
    Delicious!!!
    Angelica Guzman
    11/05/2019 12:07:38
    Muy rica ,,,,
    Dianna Hernandez
    31/01/2019 18:02:19
    Genial
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