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Sopa de Letras

Sopita de Letras

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • 1 7oz pkg of alphabet dried pasta
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 14.5 oz Diced Tomatoes
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro washed and chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  1. In a blender add tomatoes, onion, cilantro and chicken broth; blend until smooth. Heat oil over medium high heat in a medium saucepan; add alphabet pasta and sauté until lightly browned, about 4-5 minutes.
  2. Pour in tomato puree; season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover saucepan and continue to cook until almost all the liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove lid, taste for seasoning: add more salt and pepper if needed.
  4. Ladle into bowls served alongside warm corn tortillas.