Spanish Picadillo Con Arroz Recipe

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Spanish Picadillo Con Arroz
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  1. In a pot with a lid, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add 1 clove garlic minced, and sauté for 1 minute. Do not brown.
  2. Add rice to pan and stir well to combine. Stir constantly until all is coated and hot, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add water to rice mixture and bring to a boil. Cover with lid, lower heat to low, and simmer mixture for 20 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat, and let set for 5minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large fry pan, heat 3 tbsp olive oil, over medium heat.
  6. Add onion, green pepper and 3 cloves minced garlic. Sauté about 5 minutes until onion turns transparent.
  7. Add ground beef and brown well, breaking up large pieces. Stir frequently.
  8. Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, cumin, and oregano. Stir well to combine.
  9. Cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer mixture for 20 minutes.
  10. Add olives, salt and pepper and simmer mixture covered for 5 minutes.
  11. If mixture is watery, just remove cover and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  12. Serve immediately over the hot cooked white rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 459.3 Kcal (1923 kJ)
Calories from fat 182.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.23g 31%
Cholesterol 93.72mg 31%
Sodium 414.16mg 17%
Potassium 696.54mg 15%
Total Carbs 31.83g 11%
Sugars 2.75g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.12g 8%
Protein 34.89g 70%
Vitamin C 24mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 16%
Iron 13.1mg 73%
Calcium 53.6mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 129.8 Kcal (543 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.44 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.72g 31%
Cholesterol 26.49mg 31%
Sodium 117.04mg 17%
Potassium 196.84mg 15%
Total Carbs 9g 11%
Sugars 0.78g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 8%
Protein 9.86g 70%
Vitamin C 6.8mg 40%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 16%
Iron 3.7mg 73%
Calcium 15.1mg 5%

* 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

  • 10.4
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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