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Tesmole - Recipe for an Aztek Soup

Tesmole - Rezept für eine aztekische Suppe

The Mexican recipes of Arre are an invaluable asset for us. Arre produces her recipes and recipe videos for dishes from Mexico in German and often goes into real Mexican specialties, which experience a deeper knowledge of typical Mexican cooking. In cooperation with Arre, we are happy to help share her knowledge here at and bring it closer to you.

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With Arre's permission we present quasi ancient Aztec Mexican recipe for the Tesmole. For which your need Ancho-Chilis among other things - a coveted chili variety in the cuisine of Mexicans.

"Tesmole is a typical soup for central Mexico and popular in the states of Veracruz, Puebla, Oaxaca and Michoachán.

Their dough balls are very characteristic of this dish, the meat can vary according to taste, but it should always be prepared with the corn dough balls called chochoyones in Oaxaca, jarochitos in Campeche, testales in Puebla and Michoacán, pibitos in Yucatan, and xoxolos in Veracruz.

This dish is accompanied with a little lemon juice to contrast its flavor, an ideal dish for a cold day and very nutritious. Many thanks to my dearest friend Jimena of @mexiko.satt, who shared this recipe with me!" - Arre


For the Tesmole you need the following ingredients


  • 2 Dried Yerba Santa Leaves
  • 1 Cup Nixtamalized Corn Dough (Zubereitung im Video unten erklärt)
  • 200 g Green Beans
  • Black Pepper
  • 500 g Chicken Breast
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 250 g Carrots
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Onion
  • 35 ml Cooking Oil
  • Salt according to own taste


Preparation of the Tesmole in the Recipe Video


For the exact preparation of the Mexican Tesmole soup, please watch the video below.

Here is the YouTube video of Arre with which you will succeed in the preparation.


For those who do not have time, there are a few other Mexican ready meals you can find here in our store.

If you have any further questions about this or any other recipes, you can reach Arre! Mexican Essen on the following channels and ask questions.

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