|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 teaspoon taco seasoning|
|dash ground cumin|
| salt and ground black pepper, to taste|
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.