Homemade Picadillo Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Ground beef/Ground pork / a combination1 Pound
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Cumin seed1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1 Pinch
 Tomatoes2 Large, peeled and chopped
 Cider vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Raisins1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Silvered almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2277 Calories from Fat 1483

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 165 g254.1%

Saturated Fat 48.3 g241.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 320 mg

Sodium 2300.8 mg95.9%

Total Carbohydrates 123 g40.9%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.4%

Sugars 74.9 g

Protein 97 g194.3%

Vitamin A 61.4% Vitamin C 109.9%

Calcium 20.7% Iron 47.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large saucepan, brown meat and onion in oil over high heat.
Drain off excess fat.
Add garlic, cinnamon, cumin and cloves.
Stir and cook 1 minute.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes.