Macaroni Soup (Sopas)

This dish is a Filipino version of Minestrone. It is popularly known as Sopas, a Filipino favorite pasta that can be good as snacks or a complete meal 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.

Check Out More

Easy Filipino Recipes



Have You Tried These Other Best Filipino Recipes?

Nilagang Baboy (Boiled Pork with Vegetables)

Nilagang Baboy

Nilaga in filipino means ‘boiled’. Nilagang Baboy is another filipino food recipe that is easy to make that you just throw everything in the pot and let it cook until tender. It can be with pork or beef of any kind you like and just add any vegetables of your choice. Corns and ripe saba (banana plantain) is also good in this dish. You may or may not add pork and beans — it’s up to you if youR[...]

Tortang Carne (Ground Beef Omelet)

Tortang Carne

Ingredients : 1 lb. ground beef 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/4 tsp. sugar salt and pepper 2 potatoes, peeled and diced 1/2 cup water (optional) 4-6 eggs, at room temperature oil, for frying Cooking Procedures : In a skillet over medium heat, brown ground meat for about 5-7 minutes. Drain excess fat. Stir in garlic until fragrant. Add onion and tomatoes. Stir-fry for a few minutes or until [...]

Leave A Comment...