Tortilla Soup

Yield: 5 cups (1.2 l)




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3 cups (720 ml) chicken, beef, or vegetable stock
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 meat; 1/2 fresh jalapeno; 1/4 cup pitted olives; 1/4 cup (50 g) canned corn, unsalted; 2 ounces (60 g) tortilla chips
 
1. Place all soup base ingredients into the Vitamix container in 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 5-6 minutes or until steam escapes from the vented lid.
5. If adding optional ingredients, reduce speed to Variable 2. Remove the lid plug.
6. Drop in chicken, jalapenos, olives, corn and chips. Blend for an additional 10 seconds.

Health Classification: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Cholesterol, Heart Healthy, Vegetarian
 
Meal Type: Soups
 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (240 ml)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 36  
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 60mg
Total Carbohydrate 5g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g  
Protein 3g  
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs:
  Calories: 2000 2500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9
  • Carbohydrate 4
  • Protein 4