Tortilla Soup ~ 1992 Women’s Circle Home Cooking

Nearly every era through American culture has a defining set of habits, fashion, and foods. One of the fashionable foods of the 1990s was tortilla soup. This recipe from Women’s Circle Home Cooking was published in 1992.

Tortilla Soup

Serves 4-6

1 (18 oz) jar Ortega Mild Green Chile Salsa
1 (13 ½ oz) College Inn Chicken Broth
1 small zucchini, halved and sliced
1 cup cooked garbanzo
2 tablespoons Ortega Diced Jalapenos Tortilla Chips, coarsely broken
¾ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

In saucepan, combine first 5 ingredients; simmer 5-7 minutes. Arrange a shallow layer of chips in serving bowls. Ladle in soup; top with cheese. Serve immediately.

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Tortilla Soup ~ 1992 Women’s Circle Home Cooking — 2 Comments

    • It seems like I read a study somewhere that our taste buds change every 7 years … but I can’t remember for sure the statistic or where the study was. But I agree that my family’s tastes have changed over time. Things we used to eat … nevermore! Some things we thought we’d never try, yup favorite menu items now!