Sopa de Fideos con Acelgas

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Sopa de Fideos con Acelgas is a Mexican noodle soup with chard. Authentic Mexicano Sopa at its finest!

Sopa de Fideos con Acelgas Recipe-

Ingredients: (Serves 6 as a first course)
  • 1 quart good chicken stock
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, roasted and peeled
  • 1/2 white onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 tbsp. pure corn oil (a must ingredient, for authentic flavor)
  • A couple different vegetables, like carrots, green beans, etc., cut into bite sized pieces, enough to fill 2-3 cups, chopped up.
  • 1 200-gram (7 oz.) package Mexican fideos (Mexican spaghetti)
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, washed, ribs removed, cut into strips
  • salt to taste
Directions:
  1. Heat the chicken stock to a simmer.
  2. Meanwhile, puree the tomato, onion and garlic in a blender with just enough of the stock to allow the blades to move.
  3. Heat the corn oil in a large saucepan, add the noodles and sauté them, stirring constantly to prevent scorching, until they are just golden in color.
  4. Add the tomato mixture and stir to coat the noodles.
  5. Add the hot stock and continue cooking until the noodles are nearly done.
  6. Add the chard and continue cooking until the chard is wilted.
  7. Add salt to taste, and serve your Sopa de Fideos con Acelgas while still nice and hot.
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