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Picadillo Rice

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  Lean ground pork/Beef 3⁄4 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Green Or Sweet Red)
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped pimiento stuffed olives 2 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Dash
  Long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a large skillet cook meat, onion, and green pepper till meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
Drain well.
Stir in undrained tomatoes, water, raisins, olives, chili powder, cumin, salt, and cinnamon.
Bring to boiling; stir in rice.
Reduce heat.
Cover and simmer about 20 minutes or till rice is tender.
If desired, garnish with additional sliced olives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1457 Calories from Fat 522

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.8%

Saturated Fat 21 g104.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 221.1 mg73.7%

Sodium 2033.9 mg84.7%

Total Carbohydrates 148 g49.2%

Dietary Fiber 14.2 g56.9%

Sugars 23.3 g

Protein 85 g169.3%

Vitamin A 98.6% Vitamin C 185.8%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 53.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Picadillo Rice Recipe