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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 69.7
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 721.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g

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Spicy Tortilla Soup

Submitted by: GRACEFULLYAGING

Introduction

My all time favourite! I use a full tablespoon of chili powder and double the jalapanos. I also adore cilantro, so will add up to 1 Cup chopped! Comforting, flavourful and filling. I especially like the number of ingredients that you can keep on hand and don't have to get fresh before cooking. My all time favourite! I use a full tablespoon of chili powder and double the jalapanos. I also adore cilantro, so will add up to 1 Cup chopped! Comforting, flavourful and filling. I especially like the number of ingredients that you can keep on hand and don't have to get fresh before cooking.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3/4 cup chopped onion
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 tbsp. tomato paste
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
    salt and pepper to taste
    2 vegetable bouillon cubes, low fat (OR, 4 Cups of vegetable broth)
    4 tbsp. of chopped cilantro
    1 6 inch whole wheat tortilla (Weight Watchers is good). Cut it into 1/2 inch wide strips.
    1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes (canned is fine)
    2/3 cup cooked black beans, well rinsed
    1 cup zucchini, chopped
    1 1/2 tbsp. chopped pickled jalapeno
    1 one second spray of vegetable oil cooking spray (Pam)

    *Optional: green pepper, frozen corn, lime juice. Adjust nutritional estimates accordingly.

Directions

Makes 5 1-cup servings.

Spray large pot with spray. Add onion and garlic. Cook over low heat, stirring, until almost tender. Stir in tomato paste, cumin and chili powder. Cook, stirring, for a few seconds. Then add broth (or veg cubes and water), tortilla and 2 tbsp. of cilantro. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.

Add tomatoes, black beans, zucchini and jalapeno. Cover, and simmer until zucchini is tender (about 5 minutes). taste, and add salt and pepper at this point if desired (but it's not necessary!)

Add remaining cilantro as garnish when serving.

Recipe can be easily doubled and freezes well, especially in single serving containers.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GRACEFULLYAGING.






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