mexican picadillo

This picadillo recipe is an easy, warm, and comforting Mexican dish made from ground beef, potatoes, and vegetables cooked in a flavorful tomato-based sauce.

Let’s get started!

- ground meat - carrots - frozen peas - potatoes - tomatoes - onions - jalapeño - seasonings

Ingredients Needed

Taste as you go. Add another jalapeño or more salt in the sauce if needed.

*Quick Tip!*

Add tomatoes, onions, garlic, jalapeño pepper, oregano, cumin, salt, and some water to a large blender, then puree until smooth.


Cook the ground meat in a large skillet with some diced onions Add potatoes, carrots, and cook for 5 minutes, then add the blended tomato sauce mixture, cover, and cook for 10 minutes.


Uncover, cook for another 5 minutes, then stir in the frozen peas. It’s ready when the potatoes and carrots are tender and soft!