Prince Charming Tortilla Soup


Once upon a time I met a boy who first told me a story about his love of cooking. After a long day of work and hanging out he offered to bring food over and make some famous soup. Being the foodie I am, I welcomed the idea. After a short trip to the store he was off banging away in the kitchen and cooking up a storm. Not allowing me to taste anything until it was done. Hours later after talking well into the early hours of the morning I was served a wonderful bowl of tortilla soup. It was savory with a little spice. With the warm broth, colorful veggies, fresh herbs and crunchy topping I knew this was something special. This was a soup made with love and the game was over. I found my prince because of a bowl of soup.

Ingredients:
3 Cups Chopped Cooked Chicken or Turkey ( Great use of left overs 🙂
1 Big Can Crushed Tomatoes
5 Cups Broth
2 Celery Stalks Chopped
1 Can Corn
1 Can Black Beans
1 Onion Chopped
2 Cloves Garlic
1 Lime
1 Tbs Salt
1 Tbs Chili Powder
1 Tbs Cumin
2 Bell Peppers
1 Cup Cilantro Chopped
* optional tortilla chips to top

Start by browning all onions, garlic, celery and bell peppers in a well sprayed large pot, cook till translucent and soft. Add broth, tomatoes and juice of the lime and bring to a boil. Add spices and lower heat to maintain a low simmer. Finally add turkey, corn, beans and cilantro. Cook at a low simmer for about 2 hours. Serve hot with tortilla chips on top.

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2 thoughts on “Prince Charming Tortilla Soup

  1. The very best relationships start around a shared meal. My prince isn’t much of a cook, but he sure can BBQ….and I really appreciate this skill.

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