Picadillo

August 20, 2020

Picadillo

Spice up your ground turkey with this delicious Picadillo recipe. With a healthy combination of spices, tomatoes, and ground turkey, this recipe is not only easy, but sure to be a dinner favorite. Fun fact: Picadillo gets its name from the word "picar" in Spanish, which means to chop!

Recipe courtesy of Grub with Gabby. 

 

SPICES: oregano, paprika, coriander, cumin, salt, pepper

INGREDIENTS:

    • 1 tsp Oregano
    • 1-2 tsp Smoked Paprika
    • 1 tsp Coriander 
    • 1-2 tsp Cumin
    • 1 tsp Salt (more to taste) 
    • 1 tsp Pepper (more to taste)
    • 2 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 1 Pound Turkey Meat
    • 1 Onion, diced
    • 3 Cloves Garlic, chopped
    • 1 Red Pepper, diced 
    • 1.5 Cup of pureed Tomatoes 
    • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste 
    • 3/4 cup Green Olives, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Warm 2 tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) over medium heat and add the diced onion and pepper with 1/2 tsp of salt. 
  2. Sauté for about 8 minutes until onions are translucent. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute. 
  3. Incorporate the oregano, paprika, coriander, cumin, additional 1/2 tsp of salt, and pepper. Allow to "toast" for 1 minute. 
  4. Mix in tomato paste. Add in the turkey meat and break up into pieces with a spatula as it cooks (about 5 to 8 minutes). 
  5. Once the turkey is almost fully cooked, add the pureed tomatoes and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. 
  6. Add the sliced olives and adjust for salt. 
  7. Serve with rice; garnish with cilantro. Enjoy! 




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Recipes

Coffee Rub Steak
Coffee Rub Steak

July 19, 2020

This coffee steak rub not only enhances the flavor of meat, but is also a great tenderizer. With a light coat of olive oil and this perfect balance of flavors, you'll have a nicely crusted steak! 

View full article →

Healthy Tortilla Soup
Healthy Tortilla Soup

July 07, 2020

Heather Carey's "Best Ever Tortilla Soup" is exactly what it claims to be: the best ever tortilla soup. This hearty soup is filled with vegetables and spices that will leave you feeling satisfied and clean. 

View full article →

Elote Mexican Salad
Elote Mexican Salad

June 29, 2020

Make good use of that forgotten frozen corn and turn it into a refreshing Mexican corn salad. This delightful recipe is light and healthy with its colorful vegetables. 

View full article →