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Chicken Tortilla Soup
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Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe
Do you buy the notion that to do something to please another is giving in?

Chicken Tortilla Soup

1 (28-ounce) can stewed tomatoes (cajun-style preferred)
1 medium sized onion, cut into small chunks
1 tablespoon pickled jalapeno peppers, with the vingar
1 cup fresh cilantro, washed and pulled from stem
2 cups cooked chicken, diced*
Broth from the cooked chicken
2 (14-l/2-ounce) cans chicken broth
1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chilies
4 corn tortillas, torn into bite-sized pieced
1/2 teaspoo cumin
4 cups shredded Cheddar and Jack cheese

Chop the stewed tomatoes, onion, jalapeno peppers, and cilantro in the blender for 10 seconds. Put all the ingredients except the cheese into a 5-quart Dutch oven. Simmer for 30 minutes.

To serve, ladle into bowls and top with mounds of cheese. Makes about 2 quarts.