Roasted Tomato-Vegetable Soup with golden pasta | Print |
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Roasted Vegetable Soup with golden noodles


Makes 4 to 6 servings


  • 1 quart chicken broth, store-bought or homemade
  • 1 cup Frontera Roasted Tomato Salsa, pureed smooth if desired
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 to 3 ounces angel hair pasta (or angel hair fideos), broken into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium-size zucchini or chayote squash (or 1 of each), cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Fresh lime wedges for serving


  1. Put chicken broth and salsa into a large saucepan. Add salt and heat to simmer over low.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the broken pasta. Cook, stirring constantly, until golden brown, about 1 minute. Remove to a plate.
  3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to same skillet if necessary. Add zucchini, chayote, and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium-high heat until golden, 8 to 10 minutes.  Add vegetables to simmering broth.
  4. Just before serving, add pasta to the broth. Simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
  5. Portion soup into bowls. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve with a lime wedge