Healthy Mexican Picadillo
Mexican Picadillo is a traditional dish with ground beef, potatoes and other veggies. This healthy Mexican version uses lean ground beef without sacrificing any flavors!
Servings 4 servings
- 1 large russet potato chopped in small cubes
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 lb 96% ground beef
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 large tomato chopped
- 1/2 poblano chile or 1 Anaheim chile chopped
- 4 oz tomato sauce
- 1/2 cup broth chicken, beef or vegetable. Anything works. Add more for a more juicy dish
- 1/2 cup frozen peas
- 1/2 cup roasted or regular corn kernels
- Salt & pepper to taste
Mix the cubed potatoes with olive oil and cook in a small skillet on medium heat. Keep stirring to ensure that the potatoes are cooked even.
While the potatoes cook, cook the ground beef in a medium sauce pan on medium high heat. Add the garlic salt and break the beef into small pieces while you stir.
When the meat is 3/4 cooked, add the onions, tomato, chile, tomato sauce, & broth. Cook until the onion becomes clear and meat is completely cooked.
Add the frozen peas, corn kernels and potatoes.
Season with salt & pepper to taste.
Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes and remove from heat.
Serve while is hot.
Serving: 2cups | Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 351mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g