Picadillo (Version #2)

Total Time
15 mins
25 mins

Supper needn't be a big bore when you're economizing with ground beef. This tangy Latin American dish can be served with rice or couscous, or used as a taco filling. Adapted from Like Grandma Used to Make: A Treasury of Fondly Remembered Dishes, a Reader's Digest publication. Recipe found in The Toronto Star

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  1. In large skillet on medium-high heat, stir beef with garlic until browned (about 5 minutes).
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, tomatoes, apple, onions, raisins, water, olives, jalapeno, vinegar, sugar, celery seeds, cinnamon, cumin, salt, pepper and cloves,turn heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Before serving, stir in almonds or sprinkle them over top.