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Mexican Tortilla Soup With Instant Ramen

Who knew a cheap packet of instant ramen could make Mexican-style tortilla soup?

Ingredients

  • 1 package chicken-flavored instant ramen
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon corn
  • 1 tablespoon black beans
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Leftover chicken
  • Toppings:
  • Cilantro
  • Chopped jalapeños
  • Sour cream
  • Lime
  • Tortilla chips

Steps

  1. Add olive oil to a medium sauce pot, and add garlic, onions and cumin. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add water, soup powder, black beans, tomatoes, corn, pepper and chicken. Bring to a boil, then add ramen and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Garnish with cilantro, jalapeños, sour cream, lime and tortilla chips.