Sopa De Tortillas Recipe

Sopa De Tortillas
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main Ingredient


 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Minced onion1 Tablespoon
 Bacon drippings/Lard2 Tablespoon
 Beef stock2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Dried anaheim chili/Other mild chilies3 , crushed to make 1/4 cup
 Ground comino1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Grated monterey jack cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Crisp tortilla chips4 Cup (64 tbs) (Tostados)


1 Saute the onion and garlic in the bacon drippings or lard in a medium-size saucepan.
2 Add the stock, chiles and comino and simmer until the chiles are tender, about 30 minutes.
3 Ladle the soup into bowls or mugs and top each bowl with some of the grated cheese. Divide about half of the tostados evenly among the servings. Heat the bowls under the broiler for about 5 minutes to melt the cheese.
4 Sprinkle a few more tostados on each.