Picadillo dish is a common one in all Mexican homes that is consumed even at least once a week. This dish is very easy to prepare and is preferred for its versatility. You can eat it as it is or use it as a filling for your tamales, burritos, tacos and chiles rellenos. This is a favourite one among all age groups as it is rich in flavours.
Ground beef – 2 lbs
Small tomatoes – 6
Peeled and cubed potatoes – 3 cups
Garlic (peeled & chopped) – 4
Medium onions (chopped) – 2
Poblano chillies (green) – 1
Olive oil – ¼ cup
Dark brown sugar – 1 tbsp
Vinegar – ¼ cup
Capers – 1 tbsp
Red wine or tomato juice – ½ cup
Salt – 2 tsp
Pepper powder – a dash
- Heat olive oil and stir fry the diced potatoes until they become soft.
- Now take the potatoes from the oil and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in skillet, add ground beef, garlic, pepper, tomatoes and salt and mix together.
- Once the meat is cooked well, add potatoes and rest of the ingredients.
Now simmer well over medium heat and keep it for 30 minutes. Serve hot.