Another version of Mexican sopa seca (dry soup); this one using fideos pasta. Fideos can be found in any Mexican/Spanish market and many supermarkets now carry it in the Mexican foods' section. Substitute fedilini or vermicelli if unable to find. From 101 Meatless Family Dishes.
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- 12 ounces dry fideos
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
- 1 small white onion, peeled and chopped
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano (Greek or Mexican)
- 1/2 green jalapeno, chopped, seeded if desired (read *NOTE)
- 3 cups vegetable broth or 3 cups water
- crumbled mexican cheese (cotija, Parmesan or any appropriate salty-slash-stinky cheese)
- fresh parsley, for garnish
- 1*NOTE: original recipe specified 1 tablespoon chili powder.
- 2Leave the dried pasta in the bag and using a rolling pin, crush the pasta until it is 1/8"-1/4" long.
- 3Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium heat. Add the pasta; stirring constantly until light browned, approximately 4-5 minutes.
- 4In another small pan, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and lightly saute the red bell pepper until softened.
- 5Place the white onion, garlic, tomatoes, oregano and jalapeno in a blender and puree until smoothe. Add the puree to the fideos pasta, then add the broth (or water) and the red bell pepper. Stir only a few times.
- 6Cover pan and cook over low heat 10 minutes or until all moisture is absorbed.
- 7Fluff with a fork, transfer to a serving platter and top with the cheese and parsley.
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Nutritional Facts for Sopa Seca Vegetariana Con Fideos
Serving Size: 1 (110 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 177.5
- Calories from Fat 105
- Total Fat 11.7 g
- Saturated Fat 1.7 g
- Cholesterol 1.8 mg
- Sodium 611.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 15.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
- Sugars 5.4 g
- Protein 3.2 g
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