Turkey Picadillo II

Turkey Picadillo II

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"A traditional Cuban dish made dieter and taste bud friendly. Serve with brown rice or make them into Cuban Sloppy Joes by putting the mixture inside whole wheat hamburger buns."

Ingredients 40 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 246 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 246 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 17.9 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 590 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in the ground turkey. Cook and stir until the turkey is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Remove the turkey and drain and discard any excess grease.
  2. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil in the skillet over medium heat. Add the onions, bell pepper, garlic, and bay leaves; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the cooked turkey, wine, tomato sauce, olives, raisins, black beans, olive brine, capers, cayenne, and cumin. Simmer about 15 minutes.
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Reviews 38

  1. 45 Ratings

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FRICIA
8/2/2010

I am new to spicy food. I added the cayenne pepper a tiny bit at a time til I got to the spice level that was good for me. I too used prunes and doubled the amount used. (Love them!)Served with fresh bakery Kaiser rolls. This recipe is so great. Sweet and spicy at the same time. Just loved it. Am so glad that I ran out and bought all the ingredients so I could make as written. Thanks for sharing, Jeidippins. Just one little suggestion...remove the bay leaves before eating!!!

J. Dub
8/17/2011

The cayenne pepper was too much for my tastes so I gave the recipe 4 stars. I even added less than called for. I will add twice the amount of raisins next time. Very yummy!

chicken-carbonara
12/28/2010

Perhaps one of the best recipes I have made from this site. Very authentic. Works great with nacho chips, as a sloppy joe type of sandwich or just a dish served with rice.