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Picadillo Pies

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Cranberries and apples are the surprise in a Spanish-born dish, PEE-kah-DEE-yoh, on biscuits.

Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Diane Sparrow
Osage, Iowa

Ingredients

1/2
lb. lean ground beef
1/2
cup chopped apple
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1/2
cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup chopped green olives
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
(16.3-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits
Fresh cilantro leaves, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Brown ground beef in medium skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Add apple and salsa; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until apple is tender. Add cranberries, olives and chopped cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Place 2 1/2 inches apart on large ungreased cookie sheet. Press out each biscuit to form 3 1/2-inch round with 1/4-inch rim around outside edge. Spoon about 1/3 cup ground beef mixture into indentation in each biscuit.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 17 to 21 minutes or until edges are deep golden brown. Garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Brown ground beef in medium skillet over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain.
  • 2 Add apple and salsa; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until apple is tender. Add cranberries, olives and chopped cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Place 2 1/2 inches apart on large ungreased cookie sheet. Press out each biscuit to form 3 1/2-inch round with 1/4-inch rim around outside edge. Spoon about 1/3 cup ground beef mixture into indentation in each biscuit.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 17 to 21 minutes or until edges are deep golden brown. Garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Snack
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
20%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
12g
12%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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