Classic Tortilla Soup

Want to take your mouth on a vacation? Cook up a pot of this plant-based tortilla soup and dive in! Slurp! This vegan soup will really make those taste buds dance, maybe even salsa.

Easy plant based tortilla soup that simply skips the chicken because seriously, it's not needed. This delicious plant based soup is gluten free and dairy-free so all can enjoy.

Classic Tortilla Soup

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 8 cups water + vegetable bouillon

  • 3 cups tomatoes, diced

  • 2 cups great northern beans, cooked

  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded & finely chopped (use less or more depending on how spicy you like it)

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

  • 2 cups brown rice

  • 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt

  • 1/2 - 1 avocado (per person, or topping)

  • Corn chips (for dipping)


  1. In a large pot, heat oil, onion, garlic, and spices and cook until onions are semi-translucent.

  2. Add water, vegetable bouillon, tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro and salt.

  3. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a simmer for 15 minutes.

  4. When you are ready to devour, cut up avocado for topping OR use some of our Mouth-watering Guacamole instead.

  5. Enjoy! Make sure to dip your chips, they're like a mini shovel for your soup!


Feel free to use canned great northern beans or tomatoes if you want to save a bit of time. Buy organic with NO added salt if possible. Also, our vegan Mouth-watering Guacamole tastes divine paired with this plant-based tortilla soup.

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