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This is a recipe that is prepared throughout Latin America and around other places in the world. As it can be expected each country has its own preparation style and we are going to concentrate in
the Mexican version of the picadillo
The Mexican pork picadillo consists of
ground pork meat, that is mixed with various vegetables
and it is cooked in a kind of
It is a dish full of flavor and full of
This dish is very versatile as it can be served as
and if it is accompanied with
can be made or also the picadillo can be put over
– The other option is to serve it as main course and as
garnish white rice
can be put.
About the Recipe
The picadillo preparation
... but you will like the recipe. is a bit laborious In this recipe
peas are used, which can be bought canned or frozen. The picadillo is prepared with 1 serrano pepper however if it is too spicy for you, just use the half.
This recipe is very versatile and you could also use green beans, zucchinis, corn, etc.
The total preparation time is of
. 25 minutes This recipe serves 4 portions.
Ingredients 14.1 oz of ground
Pork Meat 3 Tomatoes (21.1 oz)
1 Serrano Pepper (.4 oz)
1 Potato (7 oz)
1 Carrot (4.2 oz)
1/2 cup of Peas (4.4 oz)
1/2 Onion (2.4 oz)
1 Garlic clove (.1 oz)
1/2 teaspoon of
Oregano 1/3 of a teaspoon of Cumin
2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
Pepper to taste
1/2 tablespoon of Salt
Cookware 1 Saucepan
1 Chopping Board
Cut and Blend
Finely chop 1/4 of an onion (1.2 oz) and 1 serrano pepper, then reserve. Peel 1 potato and 1 carrot.
It is always better to use the carrot . peeled
Dice the potato and the carrot that were peeled; then set aside. Put in a blender:
1/4 of an Onion (1.2 oz).
1 Garlic clove.
Pepper to taste.
Blend very well the ingredients, then set aside.
Fry the Pork
Heat in a saucepan over
medium heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Put in the saucepan the onion that was minced and
fry it for approximately 1 minute, until it looks a bit transparent; stir regularly. Incorporate in the saucepan the serrano pepper that was minced and
fry it for about 30 seconds, until the chili is a little soft; stir regularly. Add in the saucepan 14.1 oz of ground pork meat and fry it for about 4 minutes, until it is moderately cooked and it turns to a white color; stir regularly.
Cook the Picadillo
Put in the saucepan:
The Potato dices that were cut.
The Carrot dices that were cut.
Salsa that was blended. 1/2 cup of Peas.
1/2 teaspoon of Oregano.
1/3 teaspoon of
Cumin. 1/2 tablespoon of Salt.
Mix all the saucepan ingredients. Bring the saucepan salsa to a
boil over high heat. When the salsa boils reduce to low heat and cook the pork picadillo for about 15 minutes, until the pork is well cooked and the salsa has almost totally consumed; stir occasionally.
Now You Can Enjoy Your Picadillo
The picadillo can also be prepared with
and it is
among the Mexican families.
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