Mexican Picadillo

LA COCINERA CON PRISA
15Ingredients
30Minutes
360Calories

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

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 600 grams ground beef
  • 3 tomatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 300 milliliters tomato puree (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)
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    Directions

    1. Saute 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. Add the tomato, tomato puree, broth, salt and pepper. Increase the heat and when it reaches a boil lower to low heat.
    3. Add the peas, carrots, acitron and almonds. Mix well and cook, covered, on low heat for 5 minutes.
    4. Remove 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
    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 A70%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

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

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