Thursday, March 25, 2010

Bonus Recipe: Tortilla Soup!

Yeah, I know it's between podcasts, but today I developed a scrumptious soup that I couldn't wait to share with you: Tortilla Soup.

OK, truth be told, I've never had tortilla soup, nor have I ever seen a recipe for it (until today). The other day I made pork enchiladas, and I had some leftover filling, and I had a brainstorm that it would be the basis for a great soup.

When I started thinking about the spices I would use, I realized that it was most likely a form of Tortilla Soup (I thought of using corn tortillas as the thickener). And so I arrived at my recipe.

It's really delicious (as Ted will attest -- I saw him eat three bowls!).

After developing the recipe, I decided to check out "real" tortilla soup recipes on the Web, and I discovered that mine is fairly similar. So I was on the right track.

CLICK HERE to download the PDF of my recipe. If you try it, let me know how you like it!

Oh, a side note: If you don't eat pork, you can use chicken. I recommend using thighs because I like their texture and I think they're more flavorful. But hey, it's up to you!

As Julia would say, "Bon appetit!"


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