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5 from 2 votes

Sopa de Fideo Recipe

Sopa de fideo is the ultimate Mexican comfort food and is super easy to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Fideo Soup
Servings: 8 Cups
Calories: 180kcal


  • 4 Roma Tomatoes
  • 1/4 White Onion
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 Peppercorns
  • 1 Jalapeno Optional
  • 1 Tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 bunch Fresh Parsley
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 7 oz Fideo pasta or other thin pasta such as angel hair
  • 1 Potato Cut into cubes
  • 1 Chicken Breast Cooked and shredded
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 Cups Chicken Broth


  • Roast the tomatoes, onion, garlic, and jalapeno in a frying pan until browned.
  • Saute the fideo pasta with 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil until lightly browned (5-7 minutes), moving constantly
  • Add the roasted tomato, onion, garlic and jalapenos from above to a blender along with the peppercorn, salt, oregano and cumin and blend until smooth. Strain the resulting liquid and add to the pan with the fideo pasta and stir constantly for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and add 4 cups of chicken broth. Bring to a boil and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the shredded chicken and the parsley. Let boil for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot and garnish with fresh lime juice, and additional jalapeno slices.


Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 457mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 436IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2mg
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