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Recipe: Sopa de Tortilla

Sopa de tortilla is a classic Mexican soup.


  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 small zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can whole tomatoes (13 oz) or 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup cooked corn
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • corn tortilla strips or chips
  • 1 avocado


  1. Chop the onion, garlic, celery, and zucchini in small pieces.
  2. Warm a saucepan over medium heat. Once the saucepan is hot, add the oil and vegetables to it. Cook until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Add all the other ingredients, except the avocado and tortilla strips. Stir often and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. When you are ready to serve, slice the avocado. Ladle the soup into individual bowls. Add some avocado and chips to each one.

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 30 minute(s)