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      RECIPE TITLE "Simple Mexican Soup with Tomato, Onion, and Cilantro"
     excerpted from Light Basics Cookbook Copyright © 1999 by Martha Rose Shulman

    yields Serves 4 time-- difficultyeasy

    I learned this recipe when I was working on my book Mexican Light. It's so easy and delicious that I can't bear to leave it out of this collection too. The flavors of the mint, lime, chile, and cilantro are wonderful, and the soup is thrown together in no time.

      RECIPE INGREDIENTS

    2 quarts good-quality de-fatted chicken or garlic stock (page 155 or 157)
    2 fresh spearmint sprigs
    1 medium-size white onion, peeled and finely chopped
    1 garlic clove, peeled and minced or pressed
    1 jalapeno chile, seeded if desired and finely chopped
    1 pound firm, ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
    1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
    Salt to taste
    1 small avocado, pitted, peeled, and finely chopped
    2 limes, cut into wedges, for serving

      RECIPE METHOD

    1.Combine the stock, spearmint, onion, garlic, and chile in the soup pot or saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes, then add the tomatoes and cilantro. Reduce the heat to low, simmer for another 5 minutes, and remove from the heat. Taste. Is there enough salt? Adjust the seasoning.

    2.Place a spoonful of chopped avocado in each bowl, ladle in the soup, and serve with lime wedges to be squeezed into the soup if people wish.

    Variation: Crumble toasted tortillas into each bowl of soup just before serving.

    Per Serving:
    11.0 gm total fat
    0 gm saturated fat
    163 calories
    7.8 gm carbohydrates
    9.3 gm protein


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