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Simple Homemade Soup



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    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 cup small dice onion
    • 1 large green pepper small diced
    • 2 tablespoon water
    • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
    • ½ jalapeño minced
    • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
    • ½ teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 – 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 cup frozen corn
    • 1 flour tortilla sliced thin and baked in a 350 degree oven until crispy
    • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

    In a large pot heat the oil over medium heat. Add the diced onion, diced green pepper, water, and salt and cook for 3 minutes or until onions are translucent.  Then add the minced garlic, minced jalapeño, ground cumin, and chili powder and cook for 1 minute stirring well. Add the diced tomatoes and water and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 10-15 minutes and stir in the corn. Return to a simmer and taste. Adjust seasonings with salt if necessary. Serve in 4 warmed soup bowl and top with cheddar and crispy tortilla strips. Makes 4 servings.