This fideo recipe was given to me by my mother in-law. Fideo pasta is toasted, then simmered in a tomato sauce seasoned with cumin and chili powder. It goes great with any meat dish including carne asada. I use this recipe in place of rice as my side dish.
This is my kid's absolute favorite dish. This is what they request even for their birthday meal. It's Mexican comfort food. It was one of my favorites growing up and still is. I often get requests for the recipe. It has evolved somewhat over the years. This is how I make it now: