Lime soup

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Soup with lime recipe


It is a vegetarian adaptation to the traditional lime soup consumed in the province of Yucatan, Mexico. In the original recipe soup is usually made ​​with chicken and chicken broth.


– 1 onion

– 1kg. of tomatoes for juice (or tomato sauce)

– 2 liters of vegetable stock

– Textured Soy Protein

– Juice of 5 limes

Olive oil or high oleic sunflower oil for frying

– 6 corn tortillas

– 3 cloves of garlic

– 1 habanero chile, seeded, chopped (wash your hands after being in contact with chili)







– In a skillet, fry the corn tortillas into strips. When they start to brown, lower the heat to avoid burning the oil.

– Remove and let the pancakes fried on paper towels to absorb excess oil.

– In a bowl, hydrate the textured soy with a little lime juice.

– In a pot, use some of the above oil to fry the onions over medium heat.

– When the onion is poached, add the garlic and spices: pepper, cinnamon and cloves. Stir over medium heat 3 minutes.

– Add the tomato juice and stir.

– Pour the broth, textured soy protein and salt.

– Cover and cook for 15 minutes over medium heat.

– Add the lime juice.

– Serve with chopped cilantro on top.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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