Homemade Picadillo For Dinner

Ingredients:

2Ibs ground beef

5 potatoes peeled and diced

Half a can of el pato ( hot tomato sauce)

Half a can of regular tomato sauce

alf a large onion chopped

1 can corn drained

1 bottle beef broth or enough to cover potatoes

Hand full cilantro

Cumin to taste

Garlic powder to taste

Salt to taste

Instructions:

In a large non stick pan add ground beef cook until browned (strain) one done and strained add in tomato sauce and mix add beef broth, potatoes, corn and seasoning to taste mix well cover and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are done serve with rice and tortillas!

Enjoy !!

Nutrition Information:

YIELDS: 6 | SERVING SIZE: 1

Calories: 420 | Total Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 800mg | Total Carbohydrates: 35g | Dietary Fiber: 4g | Sugars: 3g | Protein: 25g

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef in this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute ground turkey for ground beef if you prefer a leaner option.

Adjust cooking times accordingly.

Is “el pato” necessary, or can I use a different hot tomato sauce?

You can use a different hot tomato sauce if “el pato” is not available.

Choose a hot tomato sauce that suits your taste preferences.

Can I use frozen corn instead of canned corn?

Yes, you can use frozen corn instead of canned corn.

Just make sure to thaw it before adding it to the recipe.

What’s the best way to adjust the seasoning to taste?

Start with smaller amounts of cumin, garlic powder, and salt, then taste and adjust as needed before the final simmer.

This allows you to customize the flavor to your liking.

Can I make this recipe in advance and reheat it?

Yes, you can make the picadillo ahead of time.

Reheat it gently on the stove or in the microwave.

If it thickens upon reheating, you can add a little more beef broth to reach the desired consistency.

Can I use ground turkey instead of ground beef in this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute ground turkey for ground beef if you prefer a leaner option.

Adjust cooking times accordingly.

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