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Mexican Fideo Soup

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Mexican fideo soup is, without a doubt, one of the easiest soups to make, but that doesn’t mean it’s not delicious and comforting. Many recipes start only with water and some vegetables, but I think it’s much start off with a nice broth to give your soup that extra flavor.
by: Morena Cuadra
Updated Jul 10, 2017
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  • 2 cups peeled tomatoes, seedless and chopped into big pieces
  • 1/2 onion, chopped into big pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 small carrot, diced (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups noodles or spaghetti
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped into big pieces
  • Cilantro
  • Lemon wedges


  • 1
    Using a food processor, chop the tomatoes, onion, and garlic until they’re chopped but not liquid. Put them in a pot along with the chicken broth and carrots, and take it to a boil. Cook for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • 2
    In the meantime, heat the oil in a pan and brown the noodles slightly. Add them to the soup and cook them until they’re soft. Check the soup and season with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Add the chicken and serve into bowls, sprinkling some cilantro over them. Serve with lemon wedges so everyone can add lemon as they like.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    The basic soup doesn’t have carrots or chicken. You can skip them if you want.
  • tip 2
    Add more vegetable if you want a colorful soup.
  • tip 3
    Make it spicier if you want a more flavorful soup.

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