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    Carne Picada (Spicy Ground Beef)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

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    threeovens's Note:

    This is served in Colombian restaurants as part of their "Mountain Platter" or "Bandeja Paisa". It is usually served with a fried egg on top, rice and beans, slice avocado, sweet fried plantains, corn cake and pork rinds (chiccharone).

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

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    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1/2 cup onion, diced
    • 5 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
    • 1 lb ground beef
    • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and minced
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 teaspoons beef bouillon
    • salt and pepper

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Saute onion in oil in a large skillet over medium low heat until translucent. Add jalapeno and cook about 10 minutes more. Remove onion and peppers and set aside.
    2. 2
      Raise heat to medium and quickly brown ground beef. Drain off fat and return onions and peppers. Add tomatoes, garlic, bouillon, salt and pepper to taste.
    3. 3
      Saute over low heat for 15 minutes.
    4. 4
      This can also be prepared using beef broth rather than the bouillon. You would add it at the same time, just cook until desired consistency.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 16, 2013

      55

      This is a great recipe! I have made it half a dozen times and have no complaints at all from the family. I reduce the amount of peppers depending on the heat so everyone can eat it. Also I add a tablespoon of cumin and a tsp of ketchup. Coupled with the beef broth and the tomatoes (roma), it makes a very nice sauce that goes well with rice.

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    • on December 29, 2012

      55

      I make this a lot. Simple and delicious.

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    • on February 16, 2011

      35

      Pretty good. Could use as a base for other recipes also. I may use leftovers for Chili or maybe enchiladas.

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    Nutritional Facts for Carne Picada (Spicy Ground Beef)

    Serving Size: 1 (147 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 330.3
     
    Calories from Fat 216
    65%
    Total Fat 24.0 g
    36%
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    37%
    Cholesterol 77.1 mg
    25%
    Sodium 85.7 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.9 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 1.6 g
    6%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    12%
    Protein 22.1 g
    44%

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