Mexi Turkey Tortilla Soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
(Total time will vary with appliance and setting.)
Level of Difficulty: Easy
1 tablespoon olive oil
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes. Stir in the tortilla pieces and sauté until they are crisp.
Add the tomatoes, green chili peppers, broth, and spices and bring to a broil; Remove from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
Puree the soup in small batches in a blender and return to the saucepan. Add the turkey, corn, and half-and-half. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the soup begins to thicken.
Reduce heat to medium, sprinkle in the cheese, and stir until melted. Add lime juice. Serve in bowls, topped with cilantro, sour cream, and black bean salsa if desired.
Yield: 8 servings (1cup each)
Recipe from the Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook for Dummies