Are you looking for a comfort dish that’s not only delicious but steeped in family tradition? Look no further than Fideo con Carne and Papas, a meal that brought me solace during some of the toughest times of my life.

A Year of Trials: Connecting Through Cooking

2018 was a year that tested me. From personal illnesses to the pain of watching my parents age, I found strength in the kitchen, rekindling memories and creating new ones. Fideo con Carne and Papas became a symbol of resilience, love, and connection.

Fideo con Carne and Papas: A Family Legacy

My mother’s cooking was always a source of comfort, especially her Fideo con Carne and Papas. The aroma would fill the house, calling us to the table. Now, I share this recipe with you, hoping to pass on a slice of my family’s legacy.

Recipe: Fideo con Carne and Papas


  • Fideo noodles
  • Ground beef or pork
  • Potatoes
  • (Additional ingredients)


  1. Brown the meat and set aside.
  2. Sauté the fideo noodles until golden.
  3. Combine ingredients and simmer.
  4. (Further detailed instructions)

Serving: A Complete Meal

Serve your Fideo con Carne and Papas with beans and warm tortillas. It’s a comfort meal that goes a long way and fits into any budget, making it a great choice for a debt-free journey.

Conclusion: Comfort and Connection Through Food

Fideo con Carne and Papas is more than a meal – it’s a connection to family, a reminder of resilience, and a comforting embrace on a tough day. It’s a budget-friendly dish that nurtures both body and soul.

Ready to try Fideo con Carne and Papas? Grab the ingredients and follow my easy recipe. And if you’re hungry for more family favorites, subscribe to my newsletter and join me on this culinary adventure.


This recipe offers a delightful combination of textures and flavors, making it a comforting and satisfying meal. Enjoy it with a side of beans and fresh tortillas for a complete dining experience!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: budget-friendly meal, comfort food, family recipe, Fideo con Carne and Papas, mom’s cooking
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 oz of Fideo noodles
  • 10 oz of ground beef or pork
  • Seasonings:
  • 1/2 tsp of fine salt
  • 1/4 tsp of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of powdered onion
  • 1/2 tsp of powdered garlic
  • 1/4 tsp of cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp of paprika smoked variety
  • 1/3 cup of finely chopped onion
  • 1 cube of chicken bouillon
  • 3 cups of fresh water
  • 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 large Russet potato peeled and cubed


  • Prepare the Pan: On medium heat, pour olive oil into a broad sauté pan. Once hot, toss in the Fideo, stirring until they turn a golden brown. Transfer the browned noodles to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Cook the Meat: In the same pan, crumble the ground beef. Add the salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, and smoked paprika. Stir and cook until the meat is browned and cooked through.
  • Soften the Onions: Mix in the diced onion, sautéing for about 3 minutes until they begin to soften.
  • Add the Veggies: Incorporate the diced potatoes and canned tomatoes into the pan.
  • Pour in Liquids: Add the chicken bouillon cube and water, letting everything simmer together over medium heat for about 15 minutes.
  • Finish with Noodles: Return the browned Fideo noodles to the pan, give a good stir, and add extra water if the mixture seems too thick. Cover the pan and let it cook for 10 more minutes or until the noodles are cooked to your liking.
  • Taste and Serve: Check for seasoning and adjust if necessary. Serve hot and enjoy your homemade Fideo con Carne and Papas!



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