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Beef Picadillo
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How to Cook Beef Picadillo

Picadillo is a Spanish dish that have many versions depending on the country where there has been a Spanish influence like Cuba, Latin America and of course our homeland.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino/Spanish
Keyword: beef picadillo, picadillo
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 444kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo beef brisket cut into 1/2 inch cubes (or ground beef)
  • 3/4 kilo very ripe tomatoes chopped
  • 5 medium potatoes cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 6 small cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 medium onion chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


How to cook Beef Picadillo:

  • In a casserole, sauté garlic, onion and tomatoes.
  • Cook until tomatoes are very soft. Add the meat and about 8 cups water.
  • Simmer until meat is almost tender. Add cubed potatoes.
  • Continue cooking till potatoes are done. Season with salt.