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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

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

Added: Tuesday, November 6, 2007


1 rotisserie chicken from grocery store
2 qts chicken stock(not broth)
1 zucchini
2 crook necked yellow squash
3 carrots
1 celery
1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 jalapeno
15 oz can diced tomatoes
15 oz can hominy
1/4-1/2 C cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

corn tortillas

dice onion, garlic, and celery and sautee in stockpot, when softened add stock. Dice carrots, squash, zucchini and add to pot, cook 15 min. Pick chicken from bones add to pot along with diced jalepeno, tomatoes, and hominy. Simmer for another 15 min and add cilantro.

While soup is cooking heat oil in a pan, cut tortillas into strips and fry them. Serve on top of soup along with grated Cotija cheese.




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