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kick it up a notch. [chicken tortilla soup]

February 28th, 2011 by | comments

Mexican food is by far my favorite cuisine. Tacos, burritos, quesadillas, guacamole, tortilla chips—you name it, I love it and I’ll eat it. My mom’s tortilla soup recipe is right up there in my list of favorite dishes. The soup has just the right amount of kick from the jalapeno, especially for me since I have an abnormally low spice tolerance.

This recipe is broth based, rather than cream, which makes it much healthier, while still hearty and delicious. The soup is so full of flavor that garnishes are not necessary, but adding a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of shredded cheese can never hurt.

Leftovers will be aplenty after making this recipe. The soup heats up well for lunch the next day or dinner the rest of the week.

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