Drii's El Cheapo Dinner

Its tangy and delicious and super duper cheap! $4.00 to make a large pan of it.

Ingredients:

  • Fresh tomatoes (the ones on the vine are best, gives a fresher taste)
  • Fideo pasta* (broken up)
  • 1 small can of diced chiles (med or mild)
  • Ad
  • I small diced onion (Yellow works best)
  • garlic pepper
  • seasoned salt (or low sodium salt)
  • 1 small can of tomato sauce
  • 1 can of Italian stewed tomatoes with juice
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1 cup water

Directions:

Melt 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine. Break up the fideo pasta and saute it until the pasta gets golden and shiny.

Add diced onion until slightly caramelized. Add stewed and fresh tomatoes, including the juice and seeds. Add all seasonings. Add water and chiles.

Stir to mix thoroughly and simmer covered until the pasta absorbs the liquid (can add asada or other meat to make a complete meal).

Servings: 5
Time:5 Minutes Preparation Time
15-20 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: My mom

By Drii from Stockton, CA

Editor's Note: Fideos pasta is often from Spain, so look in your ethnic or Mexican section of your grocery store. Many people recommend substituting broken angel hair pasta nests instead.

Comments

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related
In This Article
Bowtie Pasta
Pasta Recipes
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes PastasSeptember 4, 2009
Guides
Spaghetti Dinner
Spaghetti Dinner Recipes
tissue paper rainbow rose
Rainbow Dinner Decoration Ideas
Making a Fabric Dinner Roll Holder
Making a Fabric Dinner Roll Holder
Freshly baked white dinner rolls.
Saving Money on Dinner Rolls
More
🎉
New Years Ideas!
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on December 6, 2016 at 2:39:57 AM on 10.0.0.99 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!