Picadillo Recipe

Looking for an easy Picadillo recipe? Learn how to make Picadillo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by prettychikin

Makes 4 servings



from Eating Well Diabetes Cookbook

Recipe Ingredients for Picadillo

1 pound lean ground beef
2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped scallions
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 tsp. chili powder
1 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 cup chopped olives
2 tbsp. tomato paste
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp. ground pepper

Recipe Directions for Picadillo

  1. Cook meat in a large pan over medium-high heat, crumbling it with a wooden spoon until no longer pink. Drain off fat.

  2. Add oil to the skillet. Add onion, scallions and garlic; cook over medium heat, stirring often, until softened, 2-3 minutes. Stir in chili powder, oregano, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add olives, tomato paste, wine, water, and the browned meat; stir to blend. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Season with pepper.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 246.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
314
Calories from Fat
107
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.9g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
263mg
11%
Potassium
732mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
10.3g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
36.2g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 8% Iron 35%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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