Rating: 3.5 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

This soup is called "fideo" or "sopa seca" -- dry soup -- and is eaten all over Mexico. It is inexpensive and easy to make. This can be comforting when sick but, it is a GREAT side dish with any kind of meat, poultry, fish. To make it more soupy you can add vegetable broth to taste.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
7
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

7
Original recipe yields 7 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Using a large saute pan, fry vermicelli in vegetable oil till golden brown.

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  • In a food processor or blender, blend the water, onion, tomatoes, garlic and salt. Strain.

  • Pour blended mixture over the vermicelli and allow to simmer till all the liquid has been evaporated or absorbed.

Nutrition Facts

217 calories; protein 6.8g; carbohydrates 37.1g; fat 5.1g; sodium 4.8mg. Full Nutrition
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