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Texas Picadillo

Raven Higheagle


Picadillo is a Mexican meat dish that can be used as a filling for tacos, burritos, or served plain with refried beans.


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Serves 4
15 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 pinch
    lean ground beef
  • 2 clove
    garlic, pressed
  • 2 large
    onions, diced
  • 2 c
    chopped fire roasted tomatoes with green chilies
  • 2 medium
    potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 tsp
    comino (cumin)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh, chopped

How to Make Texas Picadillo


  1. Sauté beef, garlic, and onions in a large cast iron skillet, over medium heat, until meat is brown.
  2. Drain excess fat. Mix in all the other ingredients and cook covered over medium low heat 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. This may be served with refried beans, or as a filling for tacos (2 corn tortillas) or burritos (flour tortillas). Warm tortillas first.

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About Texas Picadillo

Course/Dish: Beef, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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