Spanish Picadillo Con Arroz

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a pot with a lid, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add 1 clove garlic minced, and sauté for 1 minute. Do not brown.
  • Add rice to pan and stir well to combine. Stir constantly until all is coated and hot, about 2 minutes.
  • Add water to rice mixture and bring to a boil. Cover with lid, lower heat to low, and simmer mixture for 20 minutes.
  • Turn off heat, and let set for 5minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large fry pan, heat 3 tbsp olive oil, over medium heat.
  • Add onion, green pepper and 3 cloves minced garlic. Sauté about 5 minutes until onion turns transparent.
  • Add ground beef and brown well, breaking up large pieces. Stir frequently.
  • Add canned tomatoes, tomato paste, cumin, and oregano. Stir well to combine.
  • Cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer mixture for 20 minutes.
  • Add olives, salt and pepper and simmer mixture covered for 5 minutes.
  • If mixture is watery, just remove cover and simmer for 5 minutes longer.
  • Serve immediately over the hot cooked white rice.
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