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               Neiman-Marcus Chili Con Queso (Tortilla) Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Diane’s Traveling Newsletter
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : None
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      large         onion -- finely chopped
    6      tablespoons   unsalted butter
    3      cans          mild green chiles -- drained, seeded,
                         -- and finely chopped,
                         -- (4-oz each)
    4      cans          plum tomatoes -- drained seeded and
                         -- finely chopped, (14
                         -- 1/2-oz each)
    4      packages      cream cheese -- cut into bits (3-oz
                         -- each)
    2      cans          chicken broth -- (14 1/2-oz each)
    3      cups          half-and-half
    8      teaspoons     fresh lemon juice -- or to taste
                         cayenne pepper -- to taste
                         salt -- to taste
                         julienned tortilla strips -- finely chopped
                         green onions -- chopped
                         monterrey jack cheese -- grated
 
 Cook onion in butter over moderately low heat in a saucepan, stirring occasiona
 lly until onion is softened.  Add chiles and tomatoes.  Cook mixture 8 to 10 mi
 nutes over moderate heat until liquid evaporates, stirring occasionally.  Stir 
 in cream cheese.  Maintain moderate-to-low heat until cheese melts.  Stir in ch
 icken broth, half-and-half, lemon juice, cayenne, and salt.  Heat soup over mod
 erate heat until hot, but do not boil.  Sprinkle tortilla strips, green onions,
  and Monterrey jack cheese over individual servings.
 
 Makes 8 cups.
 
 Girl2Di4
 
 Here’s one of my favorites:
 
 Diane’s Traveling Newletter - Issue 9
 
  MC formatted by Barb at PK using MC Buster 2.0f & SNT on 7/5/98
 
 
 By SuzyWert@aol.com on Jul 5, 1998.
 
 
 
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