Easy Tortilla Soup Recipe from Authentic Mexican Cuisine

This easy tortilla soup recipe makes the most authentic of all Mexican soups: with tortilla soup, the epazote plant used is indigenous to Mexico, as are the pasilla chilies and the tortillas. Recipes do not get more authentically Mexican than this!

Sopa de tortilla is served everywhere inside the country, from the most expensive restaurants to the comida corrida stands that line the street: they all serve an authentic tortilla soup recipe of some kind! easy tortilla soup recipeMexican tortilla soup is also relatively simple to make, so it makes a great dish for someone trying their hand at easy Mexican recipes.

This authentic Mexican tortilla soup recipe is served almost exclusively an entré inside of Mexico, and so that’s what this recipe will make for you:

Cook Time: 1 hour

Mexican Tortilla Soup Ingredients (serves 6):

12 tortillas (julienne them)
4 tomatoes
½ white onion
1 garlic clove
2 epazote branches
100g fresh panela cheese
200g pork rinds
1 ripe avocado
2 chiles pasillas
1 cup sour cream
vegetable oil (enough to fry the tortillas… a few tbsp)
1 chicken stock cube


1. In a frying pan, heat up some vegetable oil. When hot, fry the tortillas until crispy.

2. Grill the tomatoes and peel the skin off. Devein and de-seed the chile pasilla, julienne one and fry it with the leftover oil.

3. Blend one chile pasilla with the tomatoes, the garlic and onion, and enough water to cover the tomatoes. Blend it thoroughly, then strain.

4. Add a bit of oil to a pot and stir in the blended mix. Cook for 5 minutes, then season with the chicken stock cube and your epazote. Bring it to a boil.

5. Serve hot in a bowl, add a few small pieces of pork rinds, tortilla, and julienne chiles. Sprinkle cheese, 3 slices of avocado, and 1 tsp of sour creme per bowl.

authentic Mexican tortilla soup recipe for sopa de tortilla de MexicoAnd enjoy another one of the classic easy Mexican recipes! This easy tortilla soup recipe from Mexico is sure to please your authentic Mexican food loving taste buds, as well as those of your chilango friends. So make this, call some good company over, and enjoy, friend 🙂

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