Easy Fideo


Easy Fideo

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Servings 2 people


  • 1 (15.5 oz) can of fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 small onion quartered
  • 1 clove garlic (1 large or 2 small cloves) smashed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lb vermicelli or angel hair pasta
  • 2 tsp Knorr Caldo de Tomate con Sabor de Pollo (Tomato Bouillon with Chicken Flavor)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic and chicken broth in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Strain the tomato mixture through a sieve into a bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet (with a lid) over medium heat.
  • Break the pasta into 3” pieces, using the width of your palm as a guide.
  • Toast the pasta in the oil until golden brown and releases a nutty aroma.
  • Add the strained tomato mixture, Knorr seasoning, cumin, and oregano. Stir to combine
  • Reduce heat to low and cover with lid. Let simmer until pasta is cooked through and sauce is reduced by ⅓-½ . Season lightly with freshly ground pepper. TASTE, add a little salt** if necessary.


**Knorr seasoning is very salty. Be sure to taste the fideo before adding any salt to this dish.
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