10 min
45 min

Savory Tortilla Soup with Crispy Tortillas, Queso Fresco & Crema


  • 4 oz. Cacique® Queso Fresco, crumbled

  • 2 oz. Cacique® Crema Mexicana

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 tomatoes, washed

  • 4 tomatillos, peeled and washed

  • ½ cup yellow onion, small dice

  • 1 Chile Guajillo, seeded and toasted

  • 1 tsp. chipotle chile canned in adobo, minced

  • 1 garlic cloves, minced

  • ½ tsp. oregano

  • ½ tsp. cumin

  • 6 oz. corn tortilla chips

  • 2 quarts chicken stock

  • 1 avocado, medium dice

  • Cilantro sprigs

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation Method
In a large soup pot, place olive oil over medium heat. Add tomatoes, tomatillos, onion, both chiles, garlic, oregano and cumin. Sauté for 15 minutes until soft.
Add 5 ounces of the tortilla chips to the pot along with the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Once the soup is boiling, turn down to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Place the soup in a blender and blend until very smooth. Add the soup back to the soup pot and bring back to a simmer and check seasonings.

For assembly:
Pour about 6 ounces of soup in a bowl and garnish with the reserved tortilla chips, a drizzle of Cacique® Crema Mexicana, crumbles of Cacique® Queso Fresco, avocado and a sprig of cilantro.
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