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Simple Tortilla Soup



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    Metro Bis in Simsbury is Chris Prosperi's restaurant.

    This recipe makes 4 servings.


    • 1 Tbsp. oil
    • 1 cup small diced onion
    • 1 large green pepper, small diced
    • 2 Tbsp. water
    • ½ Tsp. kosher salt
    • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
    • ½ jalapeño, minced
    • ½ Tsp. ground cumin
    • ½ Tsp. 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 to 15 minutes and stir in the corn. Return to a simmer and taste.
    • Adjust seasonings with salt if necessary. Serve in four warmed soup bowls and top with cheddar and crispy tortilla strips.