Cheese Dumpling Soup

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 30 mins
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Prepare this dish at home on a cold rainy day to help you stay warm. This dish is a traditional Honduran dish that includes all of the food groups necessary for a well-balanced meal.



  1. In a medium bowl, add corn flour Parmigiano cheese, eggs, and water. Mix until the dough comes together.

  2. Form little balls between the palms of your hands and flatten them until you get a flat 2-inch dumpling (you can use a measuring tablespoon to make them all the same size).

  3. On medium-low heat, heat the oil and fry the capirotadas until golden brown (almost a minute on each side). Place them on paper towels.

  4. Heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, green pepper, coriander, and celery, sauté for a couple of minutes. Add tomatoes and let it cook for another couple of minutes.

  5. Add water or vegetable broth, the corn flour and water mixture, and spices. Let it simmer for 10 minutes. If desired, blend the soup and bring it back to the pot. Add fried capirotadas and simmer for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 315kcal
Calories from Fat kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g36%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 5.3mg2%
Sodium 305mg13%
Potassium mg
Total Carbohydrate g
Dietary Fiber 6g24%
Sugars g
Protein g

Vitamin A 194 IU
Vitamin C 119 mg
Calcium 209 mg
Iron 2.7 mg
Vitamin D IU
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $2.14

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Adapted from:

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Keywords: Corn flour , Parmesan cheese , Olive oil , Egg , Onion , Garlic , Tomato , Coriander

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