Toast 8 ounces fideo or broken spaghetti in a skillet with olive oil over low heat, 4 minutes. Stir in 1 cup chopped scallions and 2 teaspoons ground cumin. Add 1 1/2 cups chicken broth and one 14-ounce can diced tomatoes with chiles. Simmer, stirring, until the noodles are tender, 12 minutes. Season with salt. Top with chopped cilantro and crumbled Cotija cheese.
Photograph by Charles Masters
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Magazine