- 1 pound ground chuck
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4-cup raisins
- 1 & 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
- 1 & 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/8 tsp. red pepper
- 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
- 2-tsp. lemon juice
- 3 & 3/4 cups hot cooked vermicelli
- Chopped Parsley (Optional)
Drain in a colander; set aside. Wipe drippings from skillet with paper towel.
Return meat to skillet. Stir in water and next 7 ingredients; cook over low heat 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Spoon over vermicelli. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.
Yield 5 serving, serving size 1/2-cup meat mixture and 3/4 cup pasta.
Points: 8, Calories, 358 per serving.