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Turkey Picadillo

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Category: Mexican, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 sm Or 1/2 large onion; chopped
  • 1/2 Green bell pepper; chopped
  • 1/2 lb Ground turkey or chicken
  • -(about 1 cup packed)
  • 2 md Ripe tomatoes OR
  • 4 Plum tomatoes; peeled,
  • -seeded, and chopped
  • 1/2 ts Dried oregano; crumbled
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tb Raisins
  • 1/4 c Diced green olives
  • 1 tb Capers; rinsed and chopped
  • 1 Hard-boiled egg


Heat oil in skillet, add onion and pepper, and saute over medium heat 7
minutes or until softened. Add turkey and saute, stirring, until it
changes color, about 3 or 4 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano, salt, pepper,
and raisins; bring to boil and cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Remove from
heat. Stir in remaining ingredients. Taste and adjust seasoning. Picadillo
can be kept, covered, 2 days in refrigerator. Serve hot.

Serving suggestions: Use as a filling for stuffed peppers, tamales,
tortillas, or empanadas. It can also be served by itself accompanied by
rice or tortillas. Makes 2 servings (4 servings with tortillas). Makes 2
servings (4 servings with tortillas). Source: Faye Levy's International
Chicken Cookbook.

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