Sopa De Lima (Tomato, Lime, and Tortilla Soup) (#1175)

Serves
Ready
4
35
Minutes
Prep
Cook
15
Minutes
20
Minutes
Categories
Soups Mexican Vegetarian
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Onions chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic pressed
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Green Chili Peppers minced
  • 1 tsp Cumin ground
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano dried
  • 3 1/2 cups Tomatoes chopped, fresh
  • 3 cups Vegetable Stock
  • 1/3 cup Lime Juice
  • 1 Salt to taste

Directions

  1. In a medium soup pot, sauté the onions and garlic in the oil until the onions are translucent.
  2. Add the chiles, cumin, and oregano, and sauté for a few more minutes.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and sprinkle with a little salt.
  4. Cover the pot and cook gently until the tomatoes begin to release their juices.
  5. Stir occasionally.
  6. This will take longer with winter tomatoes than with summer ones.
  7. Add the stock and simmer, covered, for about 15 minutes.
  8. Add the lime juice and salt to taste.
  9. Sever topped with crumbled tortilla chips.
  10. Garnish with finely chopped cilantro, if desired.
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