Fideo (mexican pasta)

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 Nests fideo (angel hair
Pasta)
12 ounces Jar picante sauce (mild or
Medium)
1 cup Julienned nopalitos (cactus)
OR 12 oz jar pickled cactus
Drained and rinsed OR (in a
Pinch) 2 julienned and
Blanched bell peppers
1 can Pinto, poquito, anasazi,
Pink or other beans of your
Choice
1 small Can (4 oz?) diced green
Chiles

cook the pasta according to package directions. blanch cactus, if using fresh. drain beans and green chiles. toss all ingredients together.

this dish is best at room temperature, although it is good hot or cold also. I have given just the basic recipe; you can add all kinds of things, like corn, fresh tomatoes, cilantro, scallions, blanched chayote squash, etc.

Posted by Libby <eac9m@...> to the Fatfree Digest [Volume 11 Issue 19], Oct. 19, 1994. FATFREE Recipe collections copyrighted by Michelle Dick 1994. Used with permission. Formatted by Sue Smith, S.Smith34, TXFT40A@... using MMCONV.

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