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Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

An easy weeknight meal that is great for vegetarians and meat eaters too.  It is easy to make custom for individual tastes and is full of great flavors.

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  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Soup

Ingredients

1/2 onion, diced

1/2 yellow pepper, diced

1/2 red pepper, diced

2 Tablespoons olive oil

1 can diced tomatoes

1 small can diced green chiles

1 can black beans

1 cup frozen corn (or fresh)

4 cups vegetable broth

2 teaspoons cumin

1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder (or regular chili powder)

1 Tablespoon salt

1 teaspoon onion powder

Toppings:

avocado slices

diced onions

cilantro

cheddar cheese

crushed tortilla chips

sour cream

a squeeze of lime juice

 

Instructions

In a saucepan heat up the olive oil, add the onions and saute for about 1 minute.  Add the spices and continue to saute until fragrant.  Add tomatoes, corn, beans, chiles, and vegetable broth and simmer for about 20 minutes. During the last three minutes of cook time, add the crushed tortilla chips.

Serve with all of the toppings–especially a ton of avocado!