Mexican Beef Picadillo

Mexican Beef Picadillo
Makes:
8
Prep Time:
15
minutes
Total Time:
30
minutes
5
Mexican Beef Picadillo has fantastic flavors and is easy to make. Cumin and oregano add dimension to this classic dish with ground beef and vegetables.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 small jalapeños, seeded and chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 MAGGI Beef Flavor Bouillon Cubes, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Tostadas

Directions:

COOK beef, carrot, onion, bell pepper and jalapeños in large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes and juice, bouillon mixture, oregano and cumin; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes. Serve hot with tostadas.

VARIATION:
For a Mexican Casserole, prepare Mexican Beef Picadillo as above. Omit tostadas. Spoon picadillo into ungreased 2-quart casserole dish. Spread 3 cups prepared mashed potatoes over picadillo. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled cotija cheese. Bake in preheated 350° F oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until cheese browns slightly and picadillo is bubbly. Serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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    Mexican Beef Picadillo

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound ground beef
    • 1 large carrot, chopped
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
    • 2 small jalapeños, seeded and chopped
    • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
    • 4 MAGGI Beef Flavor Bouillon Cubes, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • Tostadas

     

    Directions

    COOK beef, carrot, onion, bell pepper and jalapeños in large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes and juice, bouillon mixture, oregano and cumin; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 6 minutes. Serve hot with tostadas.

    VARIATION:
    For a Mexican Casserole, prepare Mexican Beef Picadillo as above. Omit tostadas. Spoon picadillo into ungreased 2-quart casserole dish. Spread 3 cups prepared mashed potatoes over picadillo. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled cotija cheese. Bake in preheated 350° F oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until cheese browns slightly and picadillo is bubbly. Serve hot.

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