Picadillo Recipe

Picadillo
Picadillo

Picadillo

 

 

 

 

 

PICADILLO

This is one of those dishes that are perfect on a chilly day. It’s comfort food, it’s easy to make, AND best of all it falls in line with my healthier eating. Here is my basic recipe. I will add other items I have on hand (squash, diced carrots, celery, etc. just work with what you have). ­­­­ Eating healthier doesn’t have to be boring.  Enjoy friends, and send to me, or tag me in pics of what you’ve made!

 

RECIPE

1 lb ground beef

1/3 onion

1 clove garlic

1 large can petite diced tomatoes

½  cup water

2 cubes Chicken Bouillon (I prefer Knorr)

3 medium potatoes peeled and diced

2+ whole Jalapeños (depends how many people eat them)

1 ½ cup Fideo (I prefer Q&Q Brand)

 

DIRECTIONS

Finely dice onion and garlic (I throw mine in an electric chopper)

In large pan or stockpot, Brown ground beef and drain

Add in onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes

Add in petite diced tomatoes, chicken bouillon, water, and diced potatoes and jalepenos

Add Salt and pepper to taste

Bring to a boil and then cook on medium heat for about 20 minutes or until potatoes are softened.

Add Fideo and cook for 3 minutes, or until soft (different brands take different cook times be sure to read directions)

When finished, I put jalepenos to the side so I don’t risk them tearing as my children won’t eat it if they do. You can choose to dice them and leave in the dish.  

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