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Fun With Picadillo

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In this episode, we made a batch of Picadillo. It's a Latin American favorite with ingredients that vary by region. You can serve picadillo with rice, as a taco filling or in our case, a filling for pupusas. We had a lot of fun with this one and we hope you enjoy it!
Ingredients
  Beef 1 Pound, ground
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Tomato 1 Medium, diced and seeded
  Apple 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted and chopped
  Black olives 3 Tablespoon, sliced
  Chipotle/Hot pepper 1 Medium, chopped
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Pinch
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a skillet and heat it. Add the ground beef, onions, minced garlic and brown them nicely. Add tomatoes, apple, raisins, almonds with some black olives and hot peppers of your choice.
2. Soak 1 Chipotle chili in hot water to reconstitute it.
3. Into the pan cooking, add vinegar, cinnamon, cumin and a pinch of pepper. Let it cook until the apples are tender.

SERVING
4. Served with fresh corn tortillas along with a dipping sauce of your choice like regular tomato salsa with jalapeno or a roasted garlic with cilantro sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Easy
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
It is time to get sexy with some Latin American flavors, papi! The Aimless Cook makes a batch of Picadillo. It's a Latin American favorite with ingredients that vary by region. You can serve picadillo with rice, as a taco filling or in his case, a filling for pupusas. It is a lot of fun and hope you enjoy making it.

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