Short Cut Mexican Fideo (Vermicelli)

4.5
(34)

This fideo is simple, quick and delicious. It's great as a light meal or side dish. There are many ways to prepare fideo but for me, this is the quickest. You can add some tomato sauce and a dash of cumin when you add the chicken stock for extra flavor. Add less water if you want drier pasta.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 2 tablespoons minced onion

  • 7 ounces vermicelli pasta

  • 4 cups chicken stock

  • 2 cubes tomato-flavored bouillon

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large sauce pan over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the onion in the hot oil for 1 minute. Stir in the vermicelli and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add the stock and bouillon cubes; cover. Simmer until the vermicelli is tender, 10 to 11 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
5g Fat
37g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 693mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 108mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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