nutritional information

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 355
  • Protein: 18 g
  • Total Fat: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 29 g
  • Cholesterol: 7 mg
  • Sodium: 496 mg
  • Fiber: 7 g

Tortilla Soup

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

A medley of corn, soybeans and fresh vegetables comprises this easy-to-make satisfying meal in a bowl.
  • 1 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced ½-inch thick
  • 1 ½ cups cooked black soybeans (if canned, rinsed and drained)
  • 1 cup canned whole tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 4 Tbs. shredded Jack cheese
  • 4 tsp. chopped cilantro (optional)
  • 2 cups yellow corn tortilla chips
  • Hot sauce for garnish (optional)
  1. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, jalapeño and garlic and cook, stirring often, until onion is slightly soft, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add broth, oregano, zucchini, soybeans and tomatoes. Cook, stirring occasionally, until zucchini is almost soft, about 3 minutes. Stir in lime juice.
  2. Ladle soup into bowls and top each serving with some cheese and cilantro if using; top with tortilla chips. Serve hot with hot sauce on the side.
April 2001

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