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       Title: SOPA DE TORTILLAS
  Categories: Texmex, Soups, Main dish
       Yield: 4 servings
  
       1 tb Onion, minced
       1    Clove garlic, crushed
       2 tb Bacon drippings or lard
       2 c  Beef stock
     1/4 ts Cumin, ground
     1/4 c  Jack cheese, grated
     1/4 ts Cumin, ground
     1/4 c  Jack cheese, grated
       4 c  Crisp tostadas
       3    Whole,dried,crushed chiles>>
            Anaheim or other mild chile.
  
   Saute the onion and garlic in the bacon drippings or
   lard in a med. sized saucepan.   Add the stock,
   chiles, and cumin and simmer until the chiles are
   tender, abt. 30 min.  Ladle soup into bowls or mugs
   and top each bowl with some of the grated cheese.
    Divide half of the tostados evenly among the
   servings.  Heat the bowls under the broiler for abt. 5
   min. to melt cheese.  Sprinkle a few more tostados on
   each.  Serve remaining tostados separately in bowl.
  
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