January 11, 2024


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


    • 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


  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!