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Healthy Picadillo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy Billingslea

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb. ground round
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups red pepper ( 1/4-inch strips, cut in half)
1 1/2 cups yellow pepper strips (same as above)
1 cup chopped or grated carrot
3/4 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup (plus) sliced green olives
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
salt & pepper, to taste
2 bay leaves
15-oz. can diced tomatoes
8-oz. can tomato sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Crumble and cook beef. Drain excess fat and remove beef from pan. Add oil to pan; sauté garlic and onion 3 minutes. Add peppers and carrots; saute 3 minutes. Return beef to pan. Add raisins and remaining ingredients. Bring to boil; reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Discard bay leaves.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I serve this with rice, black beans, and salsa. Delicious!

 

 

 

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