Tortilla Soup

Sopa de Tortilla

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Comida del Barrio

By Aarón Sánchez

Published 2003

  • About

This heartwarming soup is one of Mexico’s most popular here in the States. This soup is all about the pairing of textures: the creaminess of the avocado and the crunchy bite of the tortillas. This recipe is a snap to put together and always welcome.


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, plus more for panfrying
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves</


Place a stockpot over medium heat and coat with 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add the onion, garlic, and jalapeño and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes to soften. Add the tomatoes and cook until they release their juices, about 2 minutes. Pour in the broth, season with salt and pepper to taste, and simmer f