Vermicelli Soup/Sopa de Fideos
Fideos is the Spanish name for vermicelli, thin noodles often used in Italian cooking.
– 2 tsp. vegetable oil
– ½ c. vermicelli noodles, uncooked and broken into small pieces
– ½ c. finely chopped onion
– 3 tbsp. tomato purée
– 2½15-oz. cans (about 5 c.) beef or vegetable broth
– ½ c. grated Monterey Jack cheeseor white cheddar cheese.
Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add noodles, fry until light brown, then remove.
In the same oil, sauté onion until soft. Add tomato purée and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
Combine noodles, broth, and purée in a large pan and simmer until noodles are tender (6 to 8 minutes). Add salt and pepper to taste.
Sprinkle with cheese and serve.
Food: Vermicelli Soup/Sopa de Fideos