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Picadillo
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 12
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Come home to this spicy slow cooked ground beef picadillo recipe that's made with apples, chilied tomatoes and almonds - perfect for a hearty dinner.
Updated Oct 24, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Steps

  • 1
    Cook beef and onion in 12-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is brown; drain.
  • 2
    Mix beef mixture and remaining ingredients except almonds in 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker.
  • 3
    Cover and cook on low heat setting 3 to 4 hours or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Stir in almonds.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Place 2 cups Picadillo in each freezer or refrigerator container. Cover and refrigerate up to 4 days or freeze up to 4 months. To thaw frozen Picadillo, place container in the refrigerator about 8 hours.

Nutrition Information

245 Calories, 13g Total Fat, 16g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
245
Calories from Fat
115
Total Fat
13g
Saturated Fat
5g
Cholesterol
45mg
Sodium
310mg
Total Carbohydrate
18g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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