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Lime Soup

Yield Makes 4 quarts


  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon to 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 4 (32-ounce) containers chicken broth
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Toppings: diced cooked chicken, diced avocado, lime slices, fried tortilla strips, shredded Monterey Jack cheese

How to Make It

  1. Cook first 3 ingredients in a large stockpot over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Add broth, lime juice, and salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with desired toppings.

El Mirador, San Antonio, Texas