Recipe by DrGaellon

Sweet, salty, spicy, tangy... this Hispanic ground beef dish is a complex medley of flavors. It is likely a predecessor of (and much better than) sloppy joes; serve on rolls, over cornbread or over rice. Adapted from

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet until shimmering. Add beef and saute, chopping beef up into small bits, until beef is no longer pink, 6-8 minutes. Drain any accumulated grease and discard. Add chorizo and saute until it starts to give up its red-orange fat, 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add onions and bell pepper and saute until limp, 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute, until fragrant. Add spices and cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes, stock and sugar. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to low, cover and cook 20 minutes.
  3. Add raisins, olives, vinegar, capers, almonds and lime juice. Simmer 5-7 minutes until hot and flavors are blended.

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