Mexican Food Recipes

A Taste of Mexico: Picadillo

Mexican Picadillo Recipe

This Mexican Picadillo Recipe is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is sure to please the whole family. It is a flavorful combination of ground beef, potatoes, tomatoes, and spices that is sure to become a favorite.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Drain off any excess fat.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and cook until the onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the potato, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 300
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 300mg
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 22g