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Fideo con Papas

Fideo con papas is one of the most inexpensive meals you can make for your family. Not only is it budget friendly, it’s also delicious and easy to prepare. If you like this recipe check out my fideo loco recipe as well.

fideo con papas in a white bowl.

What is fideo con papas?

Fideo con papas is a simple Mexican soup recipe consisting of noodles and diced potatoes simmered in a flavorful tomato broth.

Ingredients needed

  • vegetable oil
  • vermicelli or fideo noodles
  • canned tomato sauce
  • white onion
  • garlic cloves
  • ground cumin
  • chicken bouillon
  • gold potatoes
  • water

How to make sopa de fideo con papas

This recipe is super easy to make. If you’ve made sopita before you’ll see that this recipe is the same. You’re just going to be adding diced potatoes to it.

First peel and dice the potatoes into small cubes. Make sure to dice them small so that they’ll cook quickly.

diced potatoes on a cutting board.

Put the diced potatoes in a bowl and cover with water. This will prevent them from turning brown.

diced potatoes in a bowl covered with water.

Next make the sauce. Put the tomato sauce, onion, garlic cloves, cumin, bouillon and two cups of water in a blender.

Blend until smooth. Then set the sauce aside.

Heat up the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot add the noodles and cook for about 5-7 minutes stirring frequently until the noodles are a golden brown color.

toasting noodles

This is what the toasted noodles should look like.

toasted vermicelli noodles.

Then add the sauce. Stir and cook for a minute.

Next, drain the potatoes and add them to the skillet.

Add the rest of the water and stir.

Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to medium low and cover.

cooking sopita con papas.

Cook for about 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Remove from heat.

sopa con papas in a skillet.

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Sopita de fideo con papas

Fideo con papas is a great meal for families looking to really stretch their dollars.

Not only is it super inexpensive, it’s also really delicious.

Serve it with some warm corn tortillas and you’re set.

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fideo con papas in a bowl.
fideo con papas in a bowl.
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Fideo con Papas

Fideo con papas is an inexpensive and delicious meal the whole family will enjoy.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword fideo con papas, sopa de fideo con papas, sopita de fideo con papas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 266 kcal
Author Carissa

Ingredients

  • 2 small gold potatoes
  • 7 oz vermicelli noodles
  • 8 oz canned tomato sauce
  • 1/4 piece of a white onion
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tsp chicken bouillon
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil
  • 8 cups water

Instructions

  1. Peel and dice the potatoes into small cubes. Put them in a bowl and cover with water. Set aside.

  2. Put the tomato sauce, onion, garlic cloves, cumin, bouillon and two cups of water in a blender. Blend until smooth and set aside.

  3. Heat up the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot add the vermicelli. Toast the noodles for 5-7 minutes while stirring frequently. When finished the noodles will be a golden brown color.

  4. Stir in the blended sauce. Let cook for a minute. Then drain the potatoes and add them to the skillet. Add the remaining 6 cups of water to the skillet and stir.

  5. Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat to medium low and cover. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Remove from heat.

  6. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Fideo con Papas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 266 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 404mg18%
Potassium 564mg16%
Carbohydrates 60g20%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 252IU5%
Vitamin C 22mg27%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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