I don’t normally post recipes on this bloggity, but this is just something that I have to share. It’s my duty as a food consuming citizen to pass along this recipe of yummy goodness for all of you to enjoy for yourselves. Let’s face it: I know my strengths. I’m no culinary whiz, but this recipe is simple enough for even the weakest of chefs to master. So when you’re feeling the winter blues, pop these delish ingredients into a pot and tell your salivating mouth “de nada”.
- 3 tbl. butter
- 1/2 cup chopped onions
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1/c cup of each: carrots, red pepper and green pepper
- 2 tbl. all purpose flour
- 2 tbl. masa (tortilla) flour
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp of each: paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper and salt
- 1/2 can tomato paste
- 1 large carton of chicken broth
- 1 cup potatoes, diced
- 1/2 cup grated American cheese
- 1 cup grilled chicken
- cilantro, green onions and sour cream for garnish
Melt butter in sauce pan. Add onions, celery, carrots and green & red peppers. Cook on medium heat 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in flour & masa and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in spices and simmer 1 minute. Stir in tomato paste and simmer 1 minute. Add broth and return to simmer. Add potatoes and simmer 6 to 9 minutes until al dente. Add chopped chicken to soup. Simmer and cook 6 to 8 minutes. Turn off heat and slowly stir in grated cheese. Serve with cilantro, sour cream and chopped green onions.