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Picadillo

 Picadillo
This versatile recipe is great when the whole family is hungry, but I'm too tired to cook. Serve the spicy, sweet meat mixture over rice or in flour tortillas.—Lois Davis, Clarkson, New York
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat
  • until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, apple,
  • raisins and seasonings; mix well. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Yield: 4 servings.