Can You Substitute Ranch-Flavored Chips for Broken Taco Shells in Soup?


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Ranch-flavored chips can be used as a substitute for broken taco shells to add a crunchy texture to soup. Other flavors of chips that may complement the dish are taco, lime, salsa, chipotle, jalapeño or nacho cheese.

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Taco shells are traditionally made with flour or corn tortillas, so something to consider when looking for a substitute is whether to go with another style of tortilla chip or to choose a chip made of potato, rice, lentil, quinoa or black bean. Other ideas for a crunchy substitute in soup are crackers, fried tortilla strips, sunflower seeds, bean shoots or a type of nut.

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