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California Avocado Tortilla Soup

California Avocado Tortilla SoupRecipe courtesy of California Avocado Commission.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, reduced sodium chicken broth
2 (10.75-ounce) cans low sodium, condensed tomato soup
1/2 bunch cilantro, leaves only
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 ripe California avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed (reserve 8 cubes for garnish)
8 corn tortilla chips, crumbled

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large pan combine chicken broth, soup, cilantro, garlic and pepper. Bring to a boil, decrease heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Cool slightly, and purée in batches in a blender.
  3. Return to pan, add avocado cubes and heat through.
  4. To Serve: Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with reserved avocado cubes and crumbled tortilla chips.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 142; Total Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 20g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 3g; Sodium: 383mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Avocado Commission.