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Tortilla Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Tortilla Soup, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judith Dimiceli
Added: Thursday, February 5, 2009


10 corn tortillas, divided
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 cup onion finely chopped
6 cups chicken broth
1 can 14 ounces whole peeled tomatoes, chopped and undrained
1 can cream style corn
1 can whole kernel corn
1 1/2 cups shredded American cheese
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
Avocado, chopped

Cut tortillas in 1x3 inch strips
In a small skillet, heat oil and cook 1/2 tortilla strips until crisp
Drain on paper towels
Brown ground beef with onion and drain
In large saucepan, combine broth, tomatoes, corn, cheese, cumin, salt, pepper, and garlic
Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes
Stir in ground beef mixture and uncooked tortillas
When serving, garnish with fried tortillas cilantro and chopped avocado if desired




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