6Ingredients
340Calories
35Minutes

Chili is a hearty dish. Picadillo also is a hearty dish. This Red Picadillo — Ground Beef Chili is a super hearty dish. It takes about 35 minutes to make and has 340 calories. It has just six ingredients: tomatoes, ancho chile pepper, Guajillo chili pepper, onions, ground beef, and vegetable oil. Once your family smells the aromas wafting from the kitchen, they will come running for dinner. Make a big batch because it reheats well.

Ingredients

  • 3 tomatoes (ripe)
  • 1 ancho chili pepper
  • 1 chili pepper (Guajillo)
  • 1/4 onion
  • 450 grams ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Clean the chili peppers, remove the stems and seeds, and place them in a pot of water with the tomatoes.
  2. Heat up the water (medium heat) and once the tomatoes and chili peppers are soft, remove them from the pot and place them in a blender.
  3. Mix together in the blender along with the onion and blend until everything is completely liquefied. If you like, you may also add salt and pepper.
  4. Pour the vegetable oil into a pan and cook the ground beef until it becomes a light brown color.
  5. Pour the sauce into the pan and cook everything for 10 minutes.
  6. Turn off the stove and serve.
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NutritionView more

340Calories
Sodium5%DV130mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein49%DV25g
Carbs4%DV11g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories340Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat7g35%
Trans Fat1g
Cholesterol80mg27%
Sodium130mg5%
Potassium850mg24%
Protein25g49%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate11g4%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars3g6%
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.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Ginger R. 3 Jun 2015
I wouldn't change a thing about this recipe. I serve this chili over corn chips to make frito pie. I add some cheddar cheese and sour cream on top of it. It is also good served over cooked rice or pasta.