Vita-Mix Fridays: Tortilla Soup


Today, one my all-time favorite recipes, and one of the ones that "sold" me on the Vita-Mix! Vita-Mix Tortilla Soup from the Vita-Mix website (and cookbook!). But, as usual, I tweaked things a bit. Here is what I do:

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Tortilla Soup
Inspired from Vita-Mix: http://vitamix.ahoy.com/recipe/recipe.cgi/0/274/

Yield: 5 cups
Speed: Variable to High to Variable
Time: 5 to 6 minutes

Ingredients:
3 cups water
2 bouillon cubes
1 Roma tomato
1 carrot
1 rib celery
1 thin slice of onion
1 garlic clove, peeled
1 thin slice of yellow squash
1 thin slice of red bell pepper
1 thin slice of cabbage
1 mushroom
1 packet of Sazon Goya Low Sodium Seasoning, Natural & Complete
dash adobo powder without pepper
dash chili powder
dash cumin
handful of black beans (reserved)
handful of corn kernels (reserved)

Directions:
Place all ingredients to cumin (leaving out black beans and corn) in Vita-Mix container in order listed. Secure 2-part lid. Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10; then to HIGH. Run for 5 to 6 minutes until steam escapes through lid opening.

Reduce speed to VARIABLE, speed #2. Remove lid plug. Add in the black beans and corn kernels just a few seconds - long enough to chop them up a bit.

Serve immediately.
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Can't you just see that steam rising from it? All from a blender! Pretty cool (er, uh, hot), huh?

 

2 comments:

Carrie said...

YUM!!! ;-) I want some!! ;-) I'm putting vitamix on my christmas wish list! ;-)

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