Love spaghetti pie? Meet its spicy cousin, a pasta pie made with fiery chipotles in adobo sauce and topped with melty cheddar and Parmesan.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
1 small canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
1/4 cup chopped onion s
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp. oil
1 pkg. (7 oz.) fideo pasta
2 cups chicken broth, divided
4 fresh epazote leaves
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese, divided
2 tsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 avocado, sliced
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Let's Make It
Blend first 4 ingredients in blender until smooth.
Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add pasta; cook 3 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add prepared sauce, 1 cup broth and epazote; cook on medium-low heat 5 min. or until most of the liquid is absorbed, stirring constantly. Add remaining broth; cook 8 min. or until pasta is tender, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; discard epazote leaves, if desired. Stir in 1/2 cup cheddar.
Spoon into 9-inch pie plate; top with remaining Cheddar and Parmesan. Cover; let stand 10 min. before cutting into wedges. Serve topped with avocados.
Serve with your favorite steamed vegetable.
Where to Find Fideo Pasta
Fideo pasta is available at Latin grocery stores. It is sold as dry noodles and resembles broken thin spaghetti noodles. Fideos are typically used when making homemade soups and sopa seca.
Substitute 1/4 cup fresh cilantro for the epazote leaves.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.