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Casa Vega tortilla soup

Recipe by:Christina Vega Fowler
Casa Vega, Sherman Oaks


  • 2 oz. canola oil
    1/2 cup white onion, chopped
    1 cup tomato sauce
    1 tbsp. chile paste
    1/2 tsp. (each) cumin, garlic powder, dried oregano and salt
    1/4 tsp. white pepper
    2 cups diced, grilled chicken breast
    1 liter water
    1/2 cup chicken broth
    Tortilla chips or strips
    Crumbled cotija cheese
    1 large avocado, diced


Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and cook until translucent. Sdd chile paste and spices. Toss in diced chicken and tomato sauce. Next, pour in water and chicken broth. Top with diced avocado, tortilla strips and cotija cheese.

Serves 4

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