Simplified (and slimmed down!) recipes for your fave Mexican foods
By Hollis Templeton, Women's HealthTortilla and Avocado Soup
Tortilla and Avocado Soup
Belly-flattening Mexican recipes? Yes, they do exist. Here, creamy avocado chunks deliver a dose of monounsaturated fat for a filling meal that's ready in just 20 minutes.
5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
5 white corn tortillas (6"), sliced into 1/4" strips
12 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced crosswise
1/2 canned chipotle chile pepper, sliced, or 2 tablespoons hot salsa
3/4 cup halved grape tomatoes
1 cup chopped avocado
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1. In a large, heavy saucepan, bring the broth to a boil, covered over high heat.
2. Meanwhile, scatter the tortilla strips on a toaster oven tray. Toast, turning the strips occasionally, until golden-brown in spots, about 5 minutes. Remove the tray from toaster ovenRead More »from Healthy Mexican in Minutes