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Cream of Poblano Soup

 
Cream of Poblano Soup
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Mexican style soup thickened with corn tortillas flavored with poblano pepper topped with cheese and crispy tortilla strips.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

3 corn tortillas (6-inch)
*
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil
½ cup onions
finely diced
½ cup poblano peppers
finely diced
*
½ teaspoon garlic
minced
2 tablespoons butter
2 cups chicken broth
½ cup light cream (half&half)
¼ cup chicken
roasted, chopped
½ cup monterey jack cheese
shredded

Directions

Cut the corn tortillas into ninths, place in a food processor and chop until fine.

Add flour, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.

First cut the corn tortillas into ninths, place in a food processor.
Add flour, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper.

Blend until the tortillas become the consisitency of cornmeal.

Blend until the tortillas become the consistency of cornmeal.

Place the canola oil in a stockpot on medium-high heat.

Add onions, peppers and garlic. Sauté until onions are clear.

Saute until onions are clear.

Add butter and let melt. Add tortilla-flour mixture to the pan and mix to form a roux, stirring with a wire whip.

Mix to form a roux, stirring with a wire whip. Do not let it burn.

Do not let it burn.

While stirring, slowly add the chicken stock.

Make sure to scrape the sides and bottom.

Add the half-and-half.

Add the half-and-half.

Bring to a slow simmer and cook for 7 to 10 minutes.

Do not let soup come to a hard boil.

Turn off heat and let cool.

Add the roasted chopped chicken meat to the stockpot before serving.

Top each serving with shredded Monterrey Jack cheese, diced poblano pepper and crisply fried tortilla strips.

Time to serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 6 years

Very nice, well balanced flavors. Goes very well with a squeeze of lime juice that brightens the flavor.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 213g (7.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 28471% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 607mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 16% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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