Tortilla Soup
 
(note: several varieties of gourmet's magazine' tortilla soup are 
available at www.gourmet.com) 
 
a low-fat version of the mexican soup. 
 
1 Tbsp  olive oil
1 large  onion, chopped
5 large  garlic cloves, chopped
8   plum tomatoes, quartered
2 oz.  dried ancho chilies*, rinsed, stemmed, seeded, torn into
piece 
1-1/2 Tbsp  new mexico or regular chili powder
1 tsp  dried oregano, crumbled
7 cup  canned unsalted chicken broth
 
 
baked (no oil) tortilla chips 
diced avocado 
chopped fresh cilantro 
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt 
 
*chiles are available at latin american markets and some supermarkets. 
 
heat oil in heavy large pot over medium heat. add onion and garlic. 
cover and cook until onion is tender, stirring occasionally, about 10 
minutes. add tomatoes, chilies, chili powder and oregano and cook until 
tomatoes begin to soften, about 5 minutes. stir in broth. cover and 
simmer until vegetables are very tender, about 40 minutes. puree in 
blender in batches; return to pot. (can be prepared 3 days ahead; 
refrigerate. return soup to simmer before continuing.) 
 
ladle soup into bowls. serve, passing garnishes separately. 
 
serves 8. 
 
per serving: calories, 80; fat, 4 g; sodium, 77 mg; cholesterol, 0 mg 
 
bon appitit ... www.gourmet.com 
 
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(ID: 7834) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Tue, May 4, 2004


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