This vegan Mexican noodle soup features a simple ingredient list and spectacular flavor. Sopa de Fideo is the ultimate soup recipe, made with mainly pantry staples that everyone will warm up to! It's a Mexican pasta dish passed from generation to generation that's perfectly spiced with cumin, and it’s very, very cozy and delicious.
Sopa de Fideo is Spanish for noodle soup. “Fideo” is a noodle and “sopa'' is soup. It is usually made with a stock-based soup and fideos which are Mexican-style thin and short noodles you can find in the Hispanic aisle at the supermarket. They are very budget-friendly at only .40 cents per bag. Amazing! If you have trouble finding them you can always use angel hair pasta and break them into pieces.
This Mexican noodle soup is a real catch. You can prepare it easily, quickly, and with items you probably already have in your pantry (make sure you always keep some fideos or angel hair pasta in there!). In 15 minutes, you can whip up an amazingly comforting dinner and feed your family and friends (you might need to adjust the recipe if you need more than 4-5 servings).
As always, you’re more than welcome to get creative and experiment with some new add ons or replacements. Adding those sad-looking veggies to this Sopa de Fideo might be a good idea to use them up!
Keep scrolling to the recipe card for the complete list of ingredients and recipe instructions!
Sopa de Fideo is very filling on its own and is a perfect meal for lunch or dinner. You can add more toppings to this Mexican noodle soup like avocados or vegan shredded cheese. You could also serve it with a side of chips and guacamole.
Can I use a different type of noodle?
If you can't find fideo or don't want to run out to the store to buy it you can use another pasta of your choice. Thin spaghetti cut into smaller pieces works well as a substitute.
Can I add other vegetables to this recipe?
Of course, you can add as many veggies as you'd like! I just recommend dicing them up so that they complement the other ingredients.
How should I store my leftovers?
Keep your leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container and enjoy within 5 days.
Thanks to my Mom for donating this recipe.
Photos by Alfonso Revilla
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