Beef Filling (picadillo) Recipe

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Beef Filling (Picadillo)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Picadillo de Carne de Res

From Diabetic Cooking for Latinos by Olga V. Fuste.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 tsp
canola oil or olive oil
1/2 medium
onion, peeled, finely chopped
2
garlic cloves, minced
1/2 c
finely chopped bell pepper (or use your favorite chile)
1 lb
lean ground beef
2 Tbsp
chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp
oregano
1/2 tsp
cumin
1/4 tsp
chile powder (or more to taste)
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
1 1/2 c
fresh medium tomatoes, finely chopped
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
2
Saute onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes. Add peppers and saute 2 minutes.
3
Add meat and saute 4-5 minutes: Add remaining ingredients, stir, and cook 5 minutes.
4
Lower heat and cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
5
Use for tacos or tostadas.
6
EACH 1/2 cup: Exchanges 2 Lean Meat, 1 Vegetable. Calories 146; Calories from Fat 53; Total Fat 6 g; Saturated Fat 2 g; Cholesterol 51 mg; Sodium 239 mg; Carbohydrate 5 g; Dietary Fiber 1 g; Sugars 2 g; Protein 18 g.
7
Makes 3 cups.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Latin American