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Mexican Picadillo
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
This Mexican seasoned ground beef is a staple for those that love Mexican food --- in my house we make Mexican food at least 1 time per week.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican picadillo
Servings: 4 people
  • 400 gr ground beef
  • 1 small potato
  • 1 carrot
  • cup frozen peas
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes 400 gr
  • 1 small chili
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  1. In a big pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion cut into cubes and the garlic cloves minced. Cook for 2 minutes and then add the meat, cook it for 5 -8 minutes until the meat isn't red anymore.
  2. Add the crushed tomatoes and season with the chili cut into teeny tiny pieces, the cumin and salt, and pepper to taste.
  3. Add the veggies: The potato and the carrot cut into small cubes and the frozen peas. Add about 1 cup of water. Let it simmer over low-medium heat for 15-25 minutes. Cover with a lid to make the cooking process easier. Cook until the potatoes and the carrot are fork-tender. Add water if you notice that the meat is drying.