Blender Tortilla Soup
BellaFina™ peppers may be used to create a wide variety of recipes, from appetizers to main dishes. BellaFina peppers are often used in salads, vegetables trays with or without dip, cooked in stews and sauces and stuffed with meat, cheese and grains.
Grown on the vine in the field, BellaFina peppers are a great source of vitamins and nutrients. They are low calorie, fat free, sodium free and high in Vitamin C.
1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 large carrot
2 red Bellafina peppers, seeds removed
1/2 large ripe avocado
2-3 sprigs fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon no-salt herb seasoning
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
2 cups warm water
1 15 ounce can corn, drained
1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, diced
additional cilantro and avocado for serving
In a large, high-powered blender, add the tomatoes, carrot, Bellafina peppers, avocado, cilantro, herb seasoning, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, and water and blend until completely smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
Add in the corn, black beans, and chicken and pulse once or twice to blend but leaving the soup chunky.
Serve the soup with crumbled tortilla chips.
Top with cilantro and avocado.
Adapted from foodfanatic.com