Tex-Mex Meatball Soup

Tex-Mex Meatball Soup


Frying the tortilla strips is totally optional, but ridiculously delicious. If you're short on time, sub in crushed tortilla chips!
  • 1½ lb. ground beef
  • 1 c. shredded Mexican cheese
  • 2 tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 1 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeño, finely chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1½ c. fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 (28-oz.) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 small corn tortillas, sliced into thin strips
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • Juice of 1 lime
  1. In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, cheese, cilantro, garlic, jalapeño, egg, and cumin and season with salt and pepper. Mix until combined, then form into meatballs.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat vegetable oil. Add meatballs in a single layer and sear 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
  3. In a large pot over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onion and pepper and cook until soft, 5 minutes. Add garlic, chili powder, oregano, and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add corn, tomatoes, chicken broth, and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Add meatballs and let cook until soup has reduced slightly, 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. While soup is simmering, make crispy tortilla strips: In a large skillet over medium heat, heat a ⅛“ layer of vegetable oil. Once shimmering, add tortilla strips and cook, in batches, until golden and crisp, 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate and immediately season with salt.
  6. Remove bay leaf from soup and add lime juice. Ladle soup into bowls and top with tortilla strips, avocado, and cilantro.

How To Make Tex-Mex Meatball Soup

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Julkaissut Delish Perjantaina 22. helmikuuta 2019