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Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Osage, Iowa

Picadillo Pies

Cranberries and apples are the surprise in a Spanish-born dish, PEE-kah-DEE-yoh, on biscuits.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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