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A blue bowl with Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup) surrounded by decorative Mexican toys.
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5 from 10 votes

Sopa de Fideo

Sopa de Fideo (or Mexican Noodle Soup) is a delicious and satisfying soup. An easy-to-make recipe that is Mexican comfort food at its best. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 106kcal



  • Place tomatoes, onion, garlic, and water into the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • In a stock pot, heat oil.
  • Add vermicelli noodles and lightly toast them. About 3-4 minutes. Do not let them burn.
  • Add the tomato mixture into the pot along with the chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Let simmer for 10 more minutes until the noodles are tender.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Add more water to the blender, if necessary. 
Instead of the tomatoes, onion, garlic, and water: Use 1 8-ounce can of tomato sauce. 
Instead of chicken broth: Use 1 chicken bouillon cube + 6 cups water.
For a completely vegan recipe: Use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
How long does it last?
  • Sopa de Fideo will last 3-4 days in the fridge.
  • Sopa de Fideo will last 1 month in the freezer.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1346mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg