Ethnicity: 
Mexican
Preparation Method: 
Simmer
Saute
Product Type: 
Turkey Sausage - Italian
Turkey Broth

Nutrition Facts

  • Total Calories 240
  • Calories from Fat 100
  • Total Fat 11 g
  • % Daily Total Fat 10
  • Saturated Fat 4 g
  • % Daily Saturated Fat 20
  • Cholesterol 50 g
  • % Daily Cholesterol 17
  • Sodium 1060 mg
  • % Daily Sodium 44
  • Total Carbohydrates 20 g
  • % Daily Total Carbohydrates 7
  • Dietary Fiber 3 g
  • % Daily Dietary Fiber 12
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 16 g
  • % Daily Protein 20
  • % Daily Vitamin C 30
  • % Daily Calcium 6
  • % Daily Iron 20

Sausage Tortilla Soup

Recipe provided by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, Arlington, VA.

HOT ITALIAN TURKEY SAUSAGE, medium dice:
3 Pounds
sweet onion, small dice:
8 Ounces
minced garlic:
1 Tablespoon
crushed tomatoes:
1 #10 Can
TURKEY BROTH:
1 Quart
hot salsa:
1 Cup
cumin:
1 Tablespoon
chili powder:
1 Tablespoon
salt:
1 Teaspoon
black pepper:
1 Teaspoon
roasted corn tortillas, crushed:
As needed
sour cream:
As needed
fresh cilantro, fine chop:
As needed

Sauté sausage, onions and garlic in oil until vegetables are tender and sausage is brown throughout. Drain well. Return to stockpot.

Add tomatoes, broth, salsa, herbs and seasonings. Simmer, covered for 30-40 minutes until flavors have blended.

Ladle into bowls and sprinkle each portion with ½ ounce crushed tortilla chips, 1 tablespoon sour cream and 1 teaspoon cilantro.

Yield: 1-1/4 gallons.