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                  Vermicelli w/Tomatoes & Chipotle Chiles
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dishes                      Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           vegetable or olive oil
      1/2  pound         vermicelli, broken into small pieces
    1      small         onion -- finely chopped
    2      cloves        garlic -- minced
    3      medium        tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped -- into 1/4 chun
 ks
    2                    canned chipotle chiles -- finely chopped
    1      teaspoon      fresh oregano leaves or 1/2 tsp. dried
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      freshly ground pepper
    3      cups          vegetable broth
    1      cup           freshly grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
      1/2  cup           fresh parsley -- chopped
 
      Heat oil in a large pot.  Add the vermicelli and stir-fry over high heat u
 ntil well-coated and starting to turn golden, about 1 minute.  
      Add onion and garlic and continue stirring until the onion wilts slightly,
  about 1 minute.  Add the tomatoes, chiles, oregano, salt & pepper, and simmer 
 until the tomatoes wilt, about 3 minutes.
      Stir in the vegetable broth and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer u
 ntil most of the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes (add more stock, if neces
 sary, during cooking).  
      Transfer to a serving dish, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.
   Serve immediately.
 
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