Mexican Picadillo

La Cocinera Con Prisa
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Mexican Picadillo
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Description

Picadillo is a hearty dish that is similar to hash. This recipe for Mexican Picadillo is like a flavorful, bold chili hash. It takes 30 minutes to prepare this divine dinner dish. This recipe combines so many hearty and healthy ingredients that your taste buds will dance with pleasure. If you need a meal that is spicy and savory, and doesn't take long to prepare, then this is it. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onions (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 600 grams ground beef
  • 3 tomatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 300 milliliters tomato purée (canned)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • salt (and pepper)
  • 3/4 cup peas (small can)
  • 2 carrots (diced)
  • 3/4 cup almonds (chopped)
  • 1 cup cactus (acitron, candied, may substitute candied pineapple)
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon herbs (Italian)

Directions

  1. 1Saute the onion in oil for a few minutes, then add the garlic and the meat. Stir the meat until it separates and cooks but without browning, approximately 5 minutes.
  2. 2Add the tomato, tomato puree, broth, salt and pepper. Increase the heat and when it reaches a boil lower to low heat.
  3. 3Add the peas, carrots, acitron and almonds. Mix well and cook, covered, on low heat for 5 minutes.
  4. 4Remove from heat, add the raisins, bay leaves and herbs approximately 15 minutes before serving. Remove the bay leaf.
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NutritionView more

360Calories
Sodium14%DV330mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein39%DV20g
Carbs8%DV24g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories360Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat1g
Cholesterol50mg17%
Sodium330mg14%
Potassium840mg24%
Protein20g39%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate24g8%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.