Picadillo w/ spanish rice

Picadillo W/ Spanish Rice Recipe

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sherry monfils


My son-in-law comes from Peurto Rico and his mother makes the most amazing spanish food. I love when she cooks!
This is just one of her recipes.
She makes this w/ ground beef, I make it w/ ground turkey breast. It's healthier w/ the turkey, but feel free to use beef!


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15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 pkg
    carolina yellow rice
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey breast
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    1.25 oz pkg dry chili mix
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 2
    14-1/2 oz cans each, diced tomatoes w/ chiles
  • 1/2 c
    whole green olives
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar

How to Make Picadillo w/ spanish rice


  1. Prepare rice as directed. Stir the peas into the rice. Cover and reserve. Spray a lg skillet w/ cooking spray, set over med-high heat. Cook turkey in skillet, adding onion the last 5 mins of cooking. Make sure the turkey is browned. Stir in dry chile mix and cinnamon. Add tomatoes, 1/2 cup water, olives, raisins, sugar and vinegar. Cook until bubbly. Spoon mix over rice.

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About Picadillo w/ spanish rice

Course/Dish: Turkey, Fruit Sides
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #rice, #Spanish, #Picadillo

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