Spicy Vegan Jackfruit Tortilla Soup with Avocado & Baked Tortilla Strips
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Serves: 4
  • 1 15 ounce can jackfruit ( in brine only) rinsed and shredded
  • ½ tablespoon smoked paprika
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup vegetable broth for sautéing
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons Jalapeño, chopped (or more if you like it very spicy)
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1 cup of fresh corn (or frozen)
  • 1 14 ounce crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 7-ounce can diced green chilis
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro (and some for garnish)
  • 1 lime juiced for soup and lime wedges for serving
  1. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine the paprika, chili powder, cumin, cayenne and salt. In a larger bowl add the shredded jackfruit. Sprinkle the jackfruit with the spice mixture and combine well.
  2. Place the jackfruit in a single layer on a baking sheet lined in parchment paper. Bake for 20 minutes. Set aside.
  1. In a large stock pot, heat the ½ cup of vegetable broth. Add the onions and cook until soft and translucent about 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin and an jalapeño. Saute for another minute.
  2. Stir in the baked jackfruit, crushed tomatoes, canned chilis, 2 cups of water (or veggie broth), and carrots. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Add the corn and cook for another 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Take off the heat and add the chopped cilantro and fresh lime juice.
  4. Garnish with baked tortilla chips (recipe follows), chopped fresh cilantro and avocado.
Tortilla strips
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Stack 2 tortillas and slice in half. Cut crosswise into ½-inch strips and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Season with a little salt and fresh ground pepper. Spread in a single layer and bake until golden brown and crisp, turning halfway through, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool.
Recipe by Ordinary Vegan at https://ordinaryvegan.net/vegan-tortilla-soup-with-spicy-jackfruit/