Picadillo Recipe

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  1. Heat oil in a frying pan and add onions.
  2. Saute until onions are golden but not black, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and green pepper and gently sauté 5 minutes.
  4. Add the beef and break up into small pieces as it browns. (Drain if there is excess fat.)
  5. Add the tomato sauce and mix well.
  6. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook gently, stirring occasionally, until the flavors have blended, about 15 minutes.
  7. For a traditional Cuban dish, serve this over yellow rice.
  8. We serve with crusty buttered bread and green beans flavored w/ bacon and garlic.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 443.01 Kcal (1855 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.99 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.22g 23%
Cholesterol 93.72mg 31%
Sodium 2934.06mg 122%
Potassium 1157.84mg 25%
Total Carbs 38.89g 13%
Sugars 17.38g 70%
Dietary Fiber 4.66g 19%
Protein 34.04g 68%
Vitamin C 30.3mg 50%
Iron 5.1mg 28%
Calcium 76.9mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 111.05 Kcal (465 kJ)
Calories from fat 34.34 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.82g 23%
Cholesterol 23.49mg 31%
Sodium 735.48mg 122%
Potassium 290.23mg 25%
Total Carbs 9.75g 13%
Sugars 4.36g 70%
Dietary Fiber 1.17g 19%
Protein 8.53g 68%
Vitamin C 7.6mg 50%
Iron 1.3mg 28%
Calcium 19.3mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.3
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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