Don Pablo's-style Tortilla Soup

  • 2 (14 1/2 oz.) cans chicken broth
  • 1 cup mild salsa
  • 1 cup dried tomato halves, snipped into thin strips
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 cups broken tortilla chips
  • 1 (7 oz.) can corn kernels
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese image placeholder

In 2-quart saucepan, mix broth, salsa, dried tomatoes and cumin. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer gently, 8 to 10 minutes, until dried tomatoes are tender.

Mix in 2 tablespoons. of the cilantro and the lime juice. Ladle hot soup into four bowls, dividing equally.

Divide the remaining cilantro, the tortilla chips, corn, avocado and cheese among four bowls.

Makes 4