shoe boxes 005 This Mexican side dish has so much flavor!  It is great with tostadas , tacos, or burritos, or just on it’s own! This is one of my favorite dishes!! shoe boxes 007 Ingredients: 1 pkg. 7.5 oz. vermicelli Mexican pasta 3 tbs. oil 1  1/2 cups water 2 chicken or beef bullion cubes 4 oz.  tomato sauce (1/2 small can); or (1/4 cup Rotel) 1 clove fresh garlic; ( small diced) 1/4 cup finely diced onion 1 tbs. fresh or dried parsley dash of paprika, cumin, and chili powder   shoe boxes 006 Recipe: In a bowl, put water, bullion cubes, parsley, and all seasonings. Put bowl in microwave for 3 min. Stir and set aside. On med. low heat, add oil to a med. size pan. Put pasta in pan;  then saute in oil for a few minutes. (pasta will start turning brown, watch closely so it will not burn) After pasta is browned, add diced onion and garlic. (stir) Saute for a a few minutes. Then add tomato sauce and stir. Add water mixture (above) Simmer all together for 5 minutes. Take off heat, then cover for ten minutes.

Eat and enjoy! So delicious!!