Southwest Tomatillo-Tortilla Soup



  1. In a large dry saucepan cook and stir cumin seeds over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Remove seeds.
  3. Add oil to saucepan and heat over medium heat.
  4. Add toasted cumin seeds, tortilla strips, red onion, and garlic and cook and stir for 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Add broth, tomatillos, orange zest, and orange juice and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Stir in roasted peppers and/or tomatoes and heat through.
  7. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  8. Garnish each serving with tortilla, sour cream, and/or cilantro.