Cooking with Lomas Brown

Published On: Feb 05 2012 02:03:32 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 05 2012 02:00:24 PM EST

Former Lions star shares his tortilla soup recipe.

Ex-Detroit Lion Lomas Brown shared his special recipe for Ten Minute Tortilla Soup with Local 4's Katrina Hancock.

 According to Lomas, the dish will serve four people. 

The ingredients are as follows:

1 can (14.5 oz.) Meijer Naturals Mexican Style Stewed Tomatoes, chopped

2 Cups Meijer Naturals Chicken Stock

1 can (4 oz.) diced jalapeños, optional

1 cup shredded cooked chicken breast (rotisserie chicken)

2 Hass avocados

8 to 12 Meijer multigrain tortilla chips

½ cup Meijer reduced fat cheddar cheese or Mexican flavored cheese

Cilantro for garnish

Meijer non-fat sour cream for garnish


  1. In medium saucepan or microwaveable bowl, combine tomatoes, chicken stock, jalapeños and chicken. Over medium high heat, heat to simmering or microwave on high 3 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, rinse avocados, cut in half and spoon out pit. Cut into slices or chunks.
  3. Spoon stock/tomato mixture into bowls and add avocado slices or chunks. 
  4. Top with tortilla chips and sprinkling of cheese.  Garnish with cilantro and dollop of sour cream.

Nutritional Information (per serving): 200 calories, 14g fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 575mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 7g protein 




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