Sopas (Macaroni Soup)

Sopas is commonly know by Pinoys but it’s a Filipino dish version of Minestrone, which is a favorite Filipino pasta that is usually serve as a snack but it can also be a complete meal by itself.

Ingredients :

  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 chicken thighs (bone-in)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 cups elbow macaroni (or shell macaroni)
  • 3 Vienna sausages, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 lb. cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 chopped green onions, for garnish
(Cooking Measurements )

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Heat oil and butter in a skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until onion is translucent. Set aside.
  2. Pour water to a stockpot and bring to a boil. Add chicken; season with salt and pepper. Cover; simmer for 20 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Take out the chicken and let it cool. By using your hands (or two forks – one to tear the chicken meat and one to hold the bone) shred the meat of the cook chicken; discard the bones. Put shredded chicken back to the pot.
  3. Add sautéed onion and garlic, carrot, macaroni and sausages. Simmer over medium-low heat for 15 minutes, or until macaroni is tender. Add cabbage and milk; simmer for another 5 more minutes. Serve into individual bowls and garnish with green onions.
  4. Serves 4 to 6.

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  1. Judy ann serrano says:

    I love this. .i learned a lot

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