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Pecan Picadillo Recipe

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Ed & Peggy Erwin
Added: Friday, October 27, 2006


l large onion, finely chopped
1 T. bacon drippings or butter
1 lb. ground beef
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 10-oz. can tomatoes and green chiles
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup raisins
1 tsp. ground cumin
3/4 cup Texas pecans, chopped
salt to taste
corn chips or tostados

Brown onions in fat. Add beef and brown, stirring to break up. Drain off drippings. Add garlic, cloves, cinnamon, tomatoes and sugar. Add raisins and cumin; simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Add pecans and simmer 20 more minutes. Salt to taste. Serve hot in a chafing dish with corn chips.




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