Recipe:Ground Beef Picadillo
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
Lean Ground Beef packed with Omega-3s is the basis for this easy latin inspired dinner. Serves 6 - .
Lean Ground Beef 93% Lean 7% Fat1 lbQty 1.0 lbs$5.78
Light Olive OilQty 2 Tbsp.
Onion, choppedQty 1
Green Pepper, choppedQty 1
Cilantro, choppedQty ¼ Cup
Fresh Garlic Cloves, mincedQty 3 cloves
Coarse Sea Salt1 bottleQty 1 tsp.$5.38
Freshly Ground Black Peppercorns1 bottleQty ½ tsp.$5.78
Oregano Leaves1 bottleQty 1 tsp.$3.98
Ground CuminQty ½ tsp.
Tomato PasteQty 2 Tbsp.
- In a large sauce pan over medium heat, heat the oil and sauté the onion, green pepper and garlic for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are wilted.
- Add cilantro and ground beef and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring often to separate the ground beef.
- Add salt, pepper, oregano, ground cumin, and tomato paste and simmer ground beef for an additional 10 minutes. *
- Mix ins: (optional) You may add the following diced cooked ingredients to your finished ground beef for a filling for empanadas: 1 potato, 1 hard-boiled egg, 1 TBS. green olives, sliced,1 canned pimento pepper.
*USDA recommends cooking ground beef to a minimum internal temperature of 160°F