Tortilla Soup

This soup base is packed with nutrition from a variety of veggies, including celery, yellow squash, and cabbage. Other chunky ingredients are added toward the end of processing for interesting texture.

Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (720 ml) chicken broth
  • 1 Roma tomato
  • 1 carrot, halved
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 slice onion
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 slice yellow squash
  • 1 slice red bell pepper
  • 1 slice cabbage
  • 1 mushroom
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • ⅛ teaspoons ground cumin
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Place broth, tomato, carrot, celery, onion, garlic, squash, 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.

Optional Soup Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces (60 g) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked, cubed
  • ½ jalapeño
  • ¼ cups olives, pitted
  • ¼ cups (30 g) corn
  • 2 ounces (60 g) tortilla chips

Directions

  1. Drop in chicken, jalapeños, olives, corn, and chips.
  2. Blend for an additional 1-5 seconds.