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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 - .


Serving Size
  • Lean Ground Beef 93% Lean 7% Fat

    1 lb
    Qty 1.0 lbs
  • Light Olive Oil

    Qty 2 Tbsp.
  • Onion, chopped

    Qty 1
  • Green Pepper, chopped

    Qty 1
  • Cilantro, chopped

    Qty ¼ Cup
  • Fresh Garlic Cloves, minced

    Qty 3 cloves
  • Coarse Sea Salt

    1 bottle
    Qty 1 tsp.
  • Freshly Ground Black Peppercorns

    1 bottle
    Qty ½ tsp.
  • Oregano Leaves

    1 bottle
    Qty 1 tsp.
  • Ground Cumin

    Qty ½ tsp.
  • Tomato Paste

    Qty 2 Tbsp.


  1. 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.
  2. Add cilantro and ground beef and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring often to separate the ground beef.
  3. Add salt, pepper, oregano, ground cumin, and tomato paste and simmer ground beef for an additional 10 minutes. *
  4. 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

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