Tortilla Soup

Submitted By: Vitamix Demonstrator

Dietary Interests: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium, No Added Sugar, Low Cholesterol

Tortilla Soup

Yield:

5 c ( 1.2 l )

Total Time:

21 Minutes

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (720 ml) chicken, beef, or vegetable broth
  • 1 Roma tomato, halved or about 1/2 cup chopped
  • 1 carrot, halved or about 1/2 cup chopped
  • 1 rib celery, halved or about 1/3 cup chopped
  • 1 thin slice of onion, peeled or approximately 1 Tablespoon chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 thin slice of yellow squash
  • 1 thin slice of red bell pepper
  • 1 thin slice of cabbage
  • 1 mushroom
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • Dash ground cumin
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • Optional Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup (70 g) cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 fresh jalapeƱo
  • 1/4 cup olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup (50 g) canned corn, unsalted
  • 2 ounces (60 g) tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Place broth, tomato, carrot, celery, onion, garlic, squash, bell pepper, cabbage, mushroom and seasonings into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 6-7 minutes or until steam escapes from the vented lid.
  5. If adding optional ingredients, reduce speed to Variable 2.
  6. Remove the lid plug.
  7. Drop in chicken, jalapeƱos, olives, corn, and chips.
  8. Blend for an additional 1-5 seconds.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.