Ground beef - 1 pound Fideo noodles - 2 cups Finely chopped onion - 1 Minced garlic - 2 cloves Diced tomatoes - 1 can (14 ounces) Tomato sauce - 1 can (8 ounces) Beef broth - 2 cups Cumin - 1 teaspoon Paprika - 1 teaspoon Salt and pepper As per taste Chopped fresh cilantro - As needed
Lightly grease a large skillet and heat it over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, break it up into small pieces with a spatula or wooden spoon.
Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the fideo noodles to the skillet. Stir them into the beef mixture, allowing them to toast slightly for about 2 minutes. Pour in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and beef broth. Add cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper in the mixture according to your taste preferences.
Reduce the heat to low and cover the skillet with a lid. Let the fideo simmer gently for about 10-15 minutes.