From south of the border comes this spicy and hearty soup ladled over crisp tortilla strips and grated cheddar. The soup is chunky with chicken and avocado, but it's the tortillas that give it a slight thickness and a special flavor.
Miso is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt, fungus, and grains. The mixture is allowed to ferment for 3 months to 3 years. It's also sometimes called "miso paste" or "soybean paste."