Dolores' sopa de fideo

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Dolores' sopa de fideo

Soy-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan, Family-Friendly

2 Servings, 760 Calories/Serving

20 Minutes

Toasted noodles, a spiced tomato broth, and an avocado garnish come together fast in this traditional plant-based Mexican soup.

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
Sun Basket is proud to source the organic ingredients indicated below. On the rare occasion we are unable to meet our organic promise, we'll put a note in your bag.
  • 5 ounces whole wheat spaghetti
  • 1 cup cooked pinto beans
  • Sun Basket sopa de fideo base (fire-roasted tomatoes - tomato paste - chili powder - coriander - cumin - sweet paprika - granulated garlic)
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 organic avocado
  • 1 organic lime
  • 4 or 5 sprigs organic fresh cilantro
  • 8 Mi Rancho 100% corn tortillas

Ingredient IQ

Fideos are thin wheat noodles used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. Usually sold in long strands wound into nests or in 1-inch lengths, they are often toasted in olive oil to develop a nutty flavor before they are cooked in broth or other liquid. Sometimes you can buy them already bite-size and toasted. You can also do as we do here and swap in broken spaghetti and toast them yourself.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 760, Protein: 22g (44% DV), Fiber: 21g (84% DV), Total Fat: 26g (40% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 16g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.5g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18% DV), Cholesterol: 0mg (0% DV), Sodium: 530mg (22% DV), Carbohydrates: 115g (38% DV), Total Sugars: 10g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Contains: Wheat

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.

Instructions

2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use

1

Prep and cook the sopa de fideo

  • Break the spaghetti into bite-size pieces.
  • Rinse the pinto beans.
In a large sauce pot over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 tablespoons oil until hot but not smoking. Add the spaghetti and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to blister and turn opaque, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium, add the sopa de fideo base, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the vegetable broth and 2 cups [4 cups] water and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, add the beans, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the spaghetti is just tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt and pepper.
While the sopa cooks, prepare the remaining ingredients.

2

Prep the garnishes; warm the tortillas

  • Cut the avocado in half lengthwise. Remove the pit, scoop out the flesh, and cut the flesh into ½-inch pieces.
  • Cut the lime into wedges.
  • Coarsely chop the cilantro.
On the stovetop directly over a flame, or in a dry medium frying pan over medium heat, warm the tortillas, turning once, until just pliable and warmed through, about 30 seconds per side. Transfer to a clean kitchen towel, cover, and keep warm.

Serve

Transfer the sopa de fideo to individual bowls and garnish with the avocado and cilantro. Serve the lime wedges and tortillas on the side.

Kids Can!

  • Break the spaghetti into pieces.
  • Rinse the beans.
  • Measure the water for the soup.
  • Scoop out the avocado.
  • Garnish the soup.

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