Turkey Picadillo

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This classic Cuban dish is traditionally made with ground beef, but using turkey offers a great lower-fat alternative. Serving size is 1 cup picadillo to 3/4 cup rice.

Recipe from Cooking Light Magazine


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
35 Min
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1 tsp
olive oil
1/2 c
finely chopped onion
1 lb
ground turkey
garlic cloves, minced
1 c
low-salt beef broth
1/3 c
1/3 c
coarsely chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
3 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
tomato paste
jarred prepared sofrito (goya brand) to taste
1/4 tsp
salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 c
hot cooked rice
chopped parsley, optional

How to Make Turkey Picadillo


  • 1Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute 5 minutes. Add turkey and garlic and cook 5 minutes or until browned; stirring to crumble.
  • 2Add broth and next 5 ingredients (broth through pepper); stir well. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes.
  • 3Serve with rice and garnish with parsley, if desired.

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About Turkey Picadillo

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Cuban
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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