TORTILLA-SOUP(SPV) USENET Cookbook TORTILLA-SOUP(SPV)
TORTILLA-SOUP - A spicy soup with cheese, tomatoes,
This is a recipe from Salmagundi, a San Francisco
INGREDIENTS (Serves 12)
3 lbs chicken pieces
16 cups water
1 tsp celery seed
1 tsp black peppercorns
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1 lb canned whole peeled tomatoes (do not
1 onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
1 green pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces.
3 sprigs fresh cilantro
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne or chili powder
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
10 oz frozen corn
4 green onions, coarsely chopped
1 cup cooked rice (cook 3 oz of raw rice to
much cooked rice)
2 tsp minced parsley
4 oz tortilla chips
1/2 lb grated cheddar cheese
(1) Combine chicken and water in stockpot.
seed, peppercorns and garlic tied in
Cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat and
about 45 minutes.
(2) Remove chicken from broth and let cool.
broth and return to pot.
(3) Add tomatoes, onion, green pepper, cilantro,
cumin, cayenne, white pepper and garlic.
and simmer 30 minutes.
(4) Add corn and green onion. Simmer 10
While this is cooking, skin and bone
pieces and cut the meat into bite-size
(5) Add salt to taste. Add the chicken,
parsley to the broth, and heat through.
(6) Garnish each bowl with a few crisp tortilla
(homemade are best, or those made in
style) and some grated cheddar cheese.
I usually make this with leftover chicken. You
ally need a whole chicken worth-even a small amount
In this case, I use a mixture of chicken broth
(about 2/3 chicken broth) for the liquid.
Difficulty: easy. Time: 2 hours, most of it simmering.
Precision: approximate measurement OK.
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto CA
From: cimeti@nucsrl.UUCP (Cimet Israel)
Subject: RECIPE: Tortilla soup II
Date: 20 Feb 87 04:34:46 GMT
Organization: Northwestern University, Evanston,
Copyright (C) 1987 USENET Community
Permission to copy without fee all or part of this
material is granted
provided that the copies are not made or distributed
for direct commercial
advantage, the USENET copyright notice and the
title of the newsgroup and
its date appear, and notice is given that copying
is by permission of
the USENET Community Trust or the original contributor.