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Christmas beginnings take on many forms

Tortilla Soup with Cheese, Lime, and Cilantro.
Tortilla Soup with Cheese, Lime, and Cilantro. Getty Images

What does your Christmas dinner look like? Over the year’s ours has turned into a Mexican fiesta complete with enchiladas, tamales and a lot more. We usually start the meal off with some type of soup. One of our favorites has become tortilla soup. Be sure and give this a try - you’ll be glad you did.

Crockpot Tortilla Soup

▪ 1 onion, chopped

▪ 2 cloves garlic, minced

▪ 2 ribs celery, chopped

▪ 1/4 to 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped

▪ 1 zucchini, thinly squash, thinly sliced

▪ 1 16 oz bag frozen corn

▪ 2 cans chicken broth

▪ 1 can diced tomatoes

▪ 1 small can tomato sauce

▪ 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

▪ 1/2 tsp. cumin

▪ 1/2 tsp. chili powder

▪ shredded cheese (Monterrey Jack or cheddar)

▪ tortilla chips

1. Sauté first 4 ingredients in a little butter or olive oil.

2. Throw everything everything else into the crockpot (except the cheese and chips) and cook on low for about 6 hours.

3. Add sauté ingredients.

4. Serve with cheese and tortilla chips.

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