We love Mexican food, and we love cozy soups, so that’s why we’ve compiled this list of amazing Mexican Soup Recipes!
There are so many flavors here to try. From traditional Mexican soups like Caldo de Res and Pozole, to creative twists like Mexican chicken noodle soup, there’s something for everyone.
You’ll find quick weeknight dinners, as well as some pots that simmer for hours to delicious perfection.
Cook your way through all of these amazing Mexican Soup Recipes. We’re sure you’ll find some new family favorites!
The Best Mexican Soup Recipes:
1. Caldo de Res (Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup)
Let’s start the list of Mexican soup recipes with our favorite Caldo de Res, Mexican Beef & Vegetable Soup.
This hearty and flavor-packed soup recipe is just mind-blowing with its amazingly warm ingredients that simmer for hours and create the best soup.
You will love this colorful Mexican comforting soup for sure.
2. Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)
Albondigas Soup is everything you dream about in the perfect soup. This Mexican delight is loaded with veggies, spices, herbs, and albondigas meatballs all together making this soup a super hit.
When you want a light and comforting meal, give this amazing soup recipe a definite try.
3. Taco Soup
Convert your favorite taco into soup form with this ultimate Taco Soup recipe!
This hearty ground beef soup is perfectly seasoned with easy homemade taco seasoning, and has all the right Tex-Mex flavors along with veggies, corn and beans. In the end, all you need to do is make it irresistible by simply topping it with creamy avocado, some cilantro, jalapeño, tortilla strips and lots of shredded cheese.
4. Pozole Rojo
Pozole Rojo is an ultimate Mexican soup! This classy, cozy, and incredibly delicious recipe is a rich vibrant bowl of goodness.
In this classic recipe, tender pork and hominy are simmered in a fragrant broth seasoned with aromatic spices and mild chilis. This creates a perfect balance of robust flavors and hearty textures. The stew is then topped with an array of fresh, crunchy, and zesty garnishes.
Get the Recipe: Pozole Rojo
5. Caldo de Pollo
Give your regular chicken soup a stunning Mexican makeover with this outstanding Caldo de Pollo recipe!
This healthy bowl is loaded with chicken broth, chicken thighs, and lots of fresh vegetables with some Mexican seasonings, which make this soup delicious and super satisfying.
It’s an easy and delicious soup to try this winter season.
6. Sopa de Fideo (Mexican Noodle Soup)
Sopa de Fideo is the finest version of Mexican soup that you must try! This noodle soup is jam-packed with delectable flavors, and the tomato broth is just too good to be true.
It may become one of your favorite Mexican soup recipes.
7. Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup is brimming with flavors and mouth-watering ingredients, with some stunning toppings.
It makes the most satisfying and delicious bowl of Mexican soup that you all will simply devour. This is a must-try Mexican soup recipe for sure.
8. Chicken Enchilada Soup
Have you ever made Chicken Enchilada soup? If not, you are missing out on major flavors. But don’t worry, with this easy recipe you can experience the goodness.
Make everyone happy with this creamy, hearty, and filling enchilada soup, we are sure you will become a fan of these Tex-Mex flavors.
9. Sopa de Verduras (Mexican Vegetable Soup)
All vegetarian people, try this excellent Sopa de Verduras, also called Mexican Vegetable Soup!
This Nutri-rich, satisfying soup is easy to make. Just simmer your favorite vegetables in a delicious tomato broth to take this dish to another level of deliciousness.
You will definitely enjoy this hearty, yet light meal.
10. Mexican Street Corn Soup
Transform your favorite popular Mexican Street Corn into a comforting soup with this fantastic recipe!
This delectable soup is made with simple ingredients, but they taste just too good with each other. Later, jazz it up more with some toppings.
11. Caldo de Camaron (Mexican Shrimp Soup)
Make yourself this gorgeous Caldo de Camaron, which is a Mexican Shrimp Soup that you will simply get addicted to.
The flavorful tomato broth, along with great Mexican seasonings and other awesome ingredients like juicy shrimp, makes this soup a hearty and filling meal. So just relish it.
12. Mexican Lentil Soup
Are you looking for a lighter and healthier option for your dinner? Then Give this Mexican Lentil Soup a certain try!
This soup is packed with veggies and lentils, which make a hearty broth, and Mexican flavors to elevate this dish to top-notch. It’s like you are enjoying your favorite tortilla, but in a bowl!
13. Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup
Here’s a fun way to make this Mexican Chicken Noodle Soup at home, as it’s like you are combining two delicious and classic soups together!
You are going to adore this bowl of cozy ingredients, along with Mexican flavors and textures. It makes the most comforting bowl of deliciousness for sure.
14. Sopa De Conchas
Warm yourself with this easy and classy Sopa De Conchas (Shell Pasta Soup), another cracking Mexican-flavored soup that your whole family will love.
A perfect meal when your feel like lazing around, but want something delicious, this satisfying soup that gets ready in no time.
15. Pork Pozole Verde
This winter, make this mind-blowing Pork Pozole Verde soup at home! It’s a Mexican heaven for all pork lovers.
This flavorsome soup has high-quality ingredients and marvelous toppings to dazzle it more. You are going to love this recipe, as it’s super customizable too.
16. Roasted Poblano Corn Chowder
Experience the ultimate flavors with this Roasted Poblano Corn Chowder recipe! This scrumptious bowl is all about flavors, spicy, smoky, sweet, and superb textures that are very hard to resist.
So make your favorite chowder more delicious with this Mexican delight.
17. Sopa Tarasca (Pinto Bean Soup)
Try this Sopa Tarasca (Pinto Bean Soup), which is a totally drool-worthy meal that you are sure to get obsessed with!
This warm bowl consists of pinto beans in tomato broth with great chili spices, along with jalapeno corn fritters on top, which are the star of this soup.
It’s an entirely delicious bowl that you can definitely serve to impress your crowd.
18. Mexican Cabbage Soup
Ok now, this Mexican Cabbage Soup is a savior for diet-following people. The recipe is so good that you can relish this soulful veggie soup, that is packed with light and delicious flavors.
So try this blissfully tasty soup in the cold season.
19. Mexican Cheese Soup
Wow, now, this soup is something guys. It’s an excellent Mexican Cheese Soup that will make you completely satisfied and fulfilled.
It’s like you are eating your favorite chicken cheese tortilla in soup form. This creamy cheesy soup is out of this world delicious, and you will defiantly come for a second round.
20. Mexican-Style Tomato Soup
Give your beloved tomato soup a Mexican twist by introducing this Mexican-style Tomato Soup to your loved ones!
Enjoy this hearty soup in just 20 minutes, you can make from your kitchen staple ingredients. A warm, cozy and delicious twirl from your routine tomato soup. You will love it.
21. Mango Verde Chicken Soup
Have you made soup with mangoes in it? If not, you need to try this spectacular and mind-boggling Mango Verde Chicken Soup.
This chicken soup has exotic flavors and ingredients that are just to die for. So this summer, indulge in the coziest and most filling goodness that everyone will enjoy.
22. Carnitas Soup
Make an exceptionally delicious and hearty soup at home with this Carnitas Soup recipe. It is made with only 5 flavorful ingredients, and you can use leftover ingredients too.
It is literally a bomb of flavors that are amazing with each other. If you are short on time, this recipe is just for you.
23. Chicken Fajita Soup
This variation of chicken soup will be your new family favorite recipe for sure.
You will relish each bite of this comforting Chicken Fajita Soup, loaded with peppers, chicken, and fajita spices, and then garnished with tortilla chips, cheese, and avocados. A perfect winter night meal.
24. Creamy Taco Soup
Feels like Tacos in a bowl? This Creamy Taco Soup is the way to go! This extremely delicious soup is made with taco ingredients, and its mild spices and zesty flavors taste just too yummy.
The recipe is keto friendly and low-carb, and it takes just 30 minutes to make. So even diet-conscious people can relish it completely.
25. Gallina Pinta
We have kept the best one for the last, this Gallina Pinta recipe! This Mexican delish is often served on cold days, because it’s very comforting and tastes just divine.
It’s made with fork-tender beef, beans, and hominy all together creating the best and most cozy soup that you all will love. Just relish it.
So many amazing Mexican soup recipes to cook! We hope you love them as much as we do!
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- 2-2.5 lbs beef shank
- 1-1.5 lbs chuck roast, cut into big chunks
- 12 cups water
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 Tbsp salt
- 3/4 tsp black pepper, ground
- 3 tsp cumin
- 1 small onion, cut into big chunks
- 1 whole garlic head
- 3 carrots, cut into big chunks
- 3 celery, cut into big chunks
- 5-6 potatoes, cut into big chunks
- 4 green onions
- 1 small bunch of mint
- 1 small bunch of cilantro
- 1.5 zucchinis, cut into big chunks
- 3 corn cobs, cut into big chunks
- Handful of green beans
- 1 small cabbage, cut into wedges
- In a large soup pot (we used a 7qt dutch oven), place beef shank (whole pieces ), chuck roast cubes, 12 cups of water, bay leaves, whole garlic head, onion, salt, pepper and cumin powder. Mix well. Bring this to boil, then reduce the temperature to medium low and let it simmer.
- Once the meat starts cooking, some greasy foam will start appearing on top of the broth. Remove as much as possible to get the clear broth.
- Simmer the Caldo, covered, anywhere in from 2.5 hours to 3 hour plus, till your meat is tender.
- Discard the whole garlic head and bay leaves. Add in cilantro, mint and green onion, along with carrots and celery. Cook for another 30-40 minutes, uncovered.
- Add in potatoes and green beans. Cook for 10- 15 minutes, uncovered.
- Add corn and zucchini, simmer for another 10-15 minutes, uncovered.
- Add in zucchini, cook till all the vegetables are cooked, yet hold a little crunch, about 10-15 more minutes.
- Discard the bones from the beef shank, Cut the larger meat chunks into your desired size.
- Serve the caldo immediately with a dash of lime, cilantro and hot sauce or salsa (optional) .
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