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Showing posts from February 27, 2016


When it comes to gourmet tortilla soup, this recipe is certain to bowl you over. Infused with lime, jalapenos and garlic, it's chicken soup for the stomach and the soul. Play your tortilla chips right with this scrumptious southwestern dish. 

INGREDIENTS 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp. oil 2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 3 fresh jalapeno chiles, seeded and minced 6 cups chicken broth 1 lime, halved crosswise and juiced (reserve the juice and shells) 3 tbsp. oil 6 small corn tortillas, halved and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch strips 1 1/2 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 6 lime slices
METHODS/STEPS In saucepan, cook red bell pepper, onion and garlic in 2 tbsp. of oil over low heat, stirring until pepper is softened. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add chiles, broth, lime juice and lime skins. Bring the liquid to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Discard lime skins. …