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Recipes, Cooking tips & more from Los Altos de Eros, Boutique Hotel & Spa in Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

Aztec Soup

Aztec Soup is found throughout Mexico, served everywhere from 5 star restaurants to traditional street stands.  The ingredients are simple, yet the combination makes for a soup that is as tasty as it is colorful.

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Ingredients: (serves 4-6)  4 tomatoes, 1 onion, 1/2 carrot, 3 garlic cloves, 2 cups of chicken broth, 3 avocados, 5 corn tortillas, 1 cup grated cheese, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, salt and pepper.

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Directions: Chop the onion, garlic, tomatoes and carrot.  Drizzle olive oil in a pot and put the ingredients in.

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Stir fry over medium heat until the tomatoes soften and come apart, then add the chicken broth and cilantro.  Bring to boil for 10 min.

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Pour into the blender and liquify, then place over medium heat for another 5 minutes, adding the salt and pepper.

Tortilla Strips: Cut the tortillas into thin strips.  Place 1/2 a cup of olive oil on a skillet over high heat.

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Once the oil is very hot, add the torilla strips until golden brown.  Set the strips over a paper towel to absorb the extra oil.

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To serve: Top with chopped avocado, tortilla strips and grated cheese.

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Add hot sauce for a kick and pair with an ice cold beer!

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This entry was posted on December 10, 2013 by in Cuisine.
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