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Tortilla Soup

RECIPES from the Garden

Food is one of the most fundamental importances in life, but it’s also an artistic process! Just as with beauty, delicious food is also in the eye of the beholder. Thus the “perfect” recipe is subjective and different to every body, whether that be because of taste preferences, dietary commitments, or allergies.

"Recipes" have to be tweaked and tailored to the individual to make truly amazing food! For this reason, we provide ingredients and methods, but not exact quantities and ratios. We like LOTS of flavor so we use lots of ingredients, but you can add more or less, include or exclude whatever you want according to your tastes. It's fun to cook from a creative perspective rather than to copy someone else’s version of great food!

We're not here to tell you what your flavor palette is. We aim - through beautiful photos and unique food formulas - to inspire you to play with your food!


  • Tomatoes, chopped

  • Tomatillos

  • Onion, chopped

  • Green bell peppers, chopped

  • Jalapeño, minced

  • Garlic cloves, minced, or garlic powder

  • Ground cumin

  • Cayenne pepper

  • Himalayan pink salt

  • Ground black pepper

  • Toppings (optional): fried tortilla strips, cheddar cheese, diced red onion, sour cream, chopped tomatoes, green onions, squeeze of lime, parsley or cilantro, avocado slices, hot sauce


1. Sautée onions in a bit of oil until semi-translucent. Add green peppers, and cook until soft.

2. Add tomatoes, tomatillos, jalapeño, garlic or garlic powder, cumin, cayenne, salt, and black pepper. Simmer until tomatoes are broken down. You can add broth if you prefer a thinner soup.

3. Blend with an immersion blender or with a Vitamix.

4. Ladle into bowls, and garnish with any toppings you like!


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