Fideo (Authentic Mexican Pasta) by turtle66

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Prep time: 0:15 Overall time: 0:45


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2 bags 6 oz.bags of Coil Fideo Pasta (broken up)
4 tbsp. olive oil

coarsely chopped md. size onion
1 tbsp. minced garlic
2 bay leaves
1 can (15 oz.) Mexican spiced sliced stewed tomatos
1 can (15 oz.) low sodium chicken broth
1 dash dried oregano
1 dash chili flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
( this pasta is good topped with parmesan or grated cheddar cheese & cilantro )


Heat a large saute pan on high heat adding the olive oil, add the chopped onion, grab a coil of fideo pasta while holding over saute pan squeeze to break up and let fall in to the pan do the same to the rest saute pasta-stirring on high till nice and toasty and begins to change color like you would toast a nice rice pilaf. then add garlic and carefully add caned tomato's, chicken broth and the bay leafs, oregano, chili flakes, turn heat down to a simmer stirring occasionally cook pasta till Al dente (do not over cook the pasta) add salt and pepper .............enjoy


My Mom use to make this for us while we were growing up.


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