Mama Lola's Estrellas Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mama Lola's Estrellas Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Mama Lola's Estrellas

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"This is a great alternative to Spanish rice and accompanies any Mexican food dish wonderfully. This was one of my favorites growing up."

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Original recipe makes 5 cups Change Servings

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add pasta and onion; cook, stirring constantly, until pasta is lightly browned and onions are translucent.
  2. Dissolve chicken bouillon into hot water. Pour into the pot with pasta. Stir in tomatoes, cilantro, cumin, garlic salt, and pepper. Cover and set heat to low. Simmer the pasta for 20 minutes until the water is almost gone. It will remain a little soupy.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 30 mins
  • READY IN 40 mins
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Dec 01, 2010

I used 3 bouillon cubes instead of the powder and a little extra cumin and this was a very nice change from rice. Thanks!

 
Sep 03, 2008

This is a good starter recipe. Needs a little more flavor. A little adobo powder would be a great addition.

 

4 Ratings

Jan 31, 2011

This was a good change of pace for side dish on Mexican night; however, I agree with the reviewers who say it needs more spice. I forgot to add some adobe powder as suggested and will give that a try.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 182 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.8 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 221 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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