Thursday, March 01, 2007

Turkey Tortilla Soup - western style recipe

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -------- ------------ --------------------------------
12 Oz. Turkey breast --cut in 1-inch cubes
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
2 Large Onions
1 Can Diced green chilies (4-oz.) --drained
1 Tsp. Chili powder
1 Tsp. Cumin, ground
1 Large Garlic clove, minced
1/2 Tsp. Oregano, dried and crumbled
1/4 tsp. Cayenne pepper
6 Cups Chicken stock or broth
16 Oz Plum tomatoes, diced coarsely
(juices reserved)
1 Cup Frozen corn kernels --thawed
1/2 Cup Cilantro, freshly chopped
1/3 Cup Parsley
Salt & Pepper
Baked tortilla chips

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sauté onion until
translucent. Add in chilies, chili powder, cumin, garlic, oregano, and
cayenne pepper and stir for 1 minute. Add stock, tomato and tomato juices,
bringing mixture to a near boil. Add turkey and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes,
until turkey is cooked through. Mix in corn and cilantro, simmer 1 minute.
Salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with chips (borken in large pieces) sprinkled liberally over soup.

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