Dried pasta is lightly saut ed beforecooking for a rich flavor. A great pasta dish with Southwesternflavors.
Recipe: Ortega Vermicelli
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
8 ounces fideo (coil vermicelli pasta), broken into pieces
1 (14.5-ounce) can recipe-ready diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (14.5-ounce) can vegetable broth
1 (7-ounce) can ORTEGA® Diced Green Chiles
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepperCrumbled cotija or feta cheese (optional)
- Heat vegetable oil in large skillet overmedium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally,for 2 to 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Add pasta; cook,stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes or until pasta startsto turn golden.
- Stir in tomatoes with juice, broth, chiles,salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirringoccasionally, for 5 to 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.Sprinkle with cheese just before serving.Makes 4 servings.
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