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  • sopa authentic mexican recipes
    Oct 25 2016

    SOPA DE HABAS : Dried Fava Bean Soup With Fresh Tomato And Garlic

    This soup is a typically thrifty and sustaining Sopa de frijol (bean soup) with the added advantage of being meatless. The habas, or dried fava beans, fall apart into tender, skinless crumbs that soak up the other flavors. They have a distinctive taste, but you can also use bayo or pinto beans in this dish. […]

  • tomato authentic mexican food
    Oct 25 2016

    SOPA DE FIDEOS : Tomato Soup With Capellini, Avocado, And Chicharron

    For many, sopa de fideos is the comforting taste of home. It is served everywhere, every day, in tiny loncherías, tony men’s clubs, and traditional restaurants as well as at mama’s kitchen table. I had this version at the venerable Fonda el Refugio in Mexico City’s Zona Rosa, where a crew of formidable female cooks […]

  • lentejas authentic mexican recipes
    Oct 24 2016

    SOPA DE LENTEJAS Y LONGANIZA : Lentil Soup With Longaniza Sausage

    Mexican carnicerías (butchers) sell long, looping skeins of longaniza, a mild pork sausage flavored with garlic, red chile, cumin, and oregano (not to be confused with the Spanish or Filipino sausages of the same name, which are very different). Longaniza is widely used in Mexican cooking, though it is less well known in the United […]

  • mexican food recipesbolitas
    Oct 24 2016

    MOLE DE OLLA CON BOLITAS : Beef Soup With Chile, Vegetables, And Dumplings

    This mole is not a thick sauce but a classic Mexican soup, aromatic with dried chiles and epazote and loaded with chunks of meat and vegetables. A proper mole de olla alwaysincludes pieces of fresh corn and ejotes (green beans). This version also includes delicious little masa dumplings called bolitas. SERVES 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 4 […]

  • sopa albondigas authentic mexican recipes
    Oct 24 2016

    SOPA DE ALBONDIGAS VERDES : Herbed Meatballs In Beef Soup

    Sopa de albondigas is simple to make, especially if you have a batch of beef broth simmering away in your slow cooker. Here, the meatballs are seasoned with cilantro, oregano, and a bit of spicy green serrano chile. Squeeze a wedge of lime over the soup at the table to wake up all the flavors. […]