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Spanish Fiesta Soup

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“From Southern Living.”
1hr 35mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the tortillas into 1/2-inch strips; place strips on an ungreased baking sheet.
  2. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes or until crisp; transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  3. Saute the garlic and onion in hot oil in a large pot over medium-high heat until tender.
  4. Add 2/3 of the tortilla strips, tomato, and the next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil.
  5. Lower the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove and throw away the bay leaves; cool soup slightly.
  7. Process the soup in batches in either a blender or a food processor until smooth.
  8. Return soup to the saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until well heated. Stir in salt and pepper (add to taste).
  9. Serve soup in individual bowls with desired toppings and the remaining tortilla strips.

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