Best Vegan Tortilla Soup

Learn how to make the best vegan tortilla soup with this easy recipe. Enjoy it for lunch or dinner with plant-based shredded cheese, fresh cilantro, avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice.


white onion black beans tomatoes tomato paste vegetable broth dried oregano salt and pepper

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corn tortillas jalapeño corn chili powder cumin garlic oil

Step 1:

In a large pot, cook the onions, jalapenos, spices, and tomato paste until soft, about 5 to 6 minutes. Add the minced garlic and cook for another 1 minute.

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Add the canned tomatoes, broth, beans, and corn. Stir and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until slightly reduced. To thicken the soup, simmer for another 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 2:

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While the soup is simmering, prepare the corn tortillas. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Next, stack 2 tortillas on a cutting board and slice into squares. Set aside.

Step 3:

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Stack 4 corn tortillas on a cutting board. Cut into strips. Add the thin strips of tortilla to a bowl. Drizzle with oil and toss well.

Step 4:

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