*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      TORTILLA SOUP (SOPA DE TORTILLA)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Appetizers
                 Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6                    Six inch corn tortillas
      1/4   c            Vegetable oil
      1/4   c            Water
    1       md           Tomato, quartered
    1                    Onion, cut in quarters
    1                    Garlic clove
    2       cn           Chicken Broth Cond. 10 3/4
                         -oz
    1       cn           Water, in soup can
      1/4   ts           Ground Coriander
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/8   ts           Pepper
 
   Servings:  8
   
   Sprig mint (optional) Jack / Cheddar Cheese Grated
   
   Cut tortillas into 1/4 inch strips.  Heat oil in
   10-inch skillet until hot. Fry 1/4 of the tortilla
   strips at a time over medium heat, stirring
   occasionally, until crisp and brown, about 3 minutes.
   Drain on paper towels.
   
   Place 1/4 cup water, the tomato, onion and garlic in
   blender container. Cover and blend on high speed until
   smooth.  Heat tomato mixture, chicken broth, 1 can
   water, the coriander, salt, pepper and mint sprig to
   boiling in a 3 quart saucepan.  Cook uncovered for 3
   minutes. Sprinkle each serving with cheese and
   tortilla strips.
   
   Posted by Debbie Tillman. Courtesy of Fred Peters.
  
 
 
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