For those surviving without ovens.

As an expat from the States, it can be difficult having loved and lost your oven... but there's a plethora of recipes to meet your tastebuds' needs using stovetop, crockpot, and even microwaving methods! This blog will provide recipes spanning from sidedishes to desserts, funky to traditional, and a few things in between. Enjoy!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Fiesta Soup

6-8 C water
2 bouillon cubes
2 chicken breasts
1 large carrot, diced
1 large onion, diced
2 green onions, sliced
2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained (home plus)
1 can corn
2 cans diced tomatoes with chilis (home plus), or 3 large tomatoes diced
2 Tbsp Cumin (, asian marts)
2 tsp Chili powder
1/4 tsp black pepper

Shredded cheese, Tortilla chips, cilantro(, and lime juice to serve with.

1. In large stock pot, bring water, bouillon, and chicken to boil.
2. Add diced carrots, onions, and green onions.
3. Once chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes, remove chicken to cutting board and let cool.
4. Add beans, corn, tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, and black pepper to pot and reduce to simmer.
5. Using two forks, shred chicken and add back into pot.
6. Let simmer for 10-20 minutes.
7. Serve warm with squirt of lime juice, fresh chopped cilantro and shredded cheese over a bed of broken tortilla chips.

You can easily leave out the chicken to make a meatless dish.

courtesy ovenlesschef

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