Minced [Ground] Beef with Apples, Raisins and Olives

Minced [Ground] Beef with Apples, Raisins and Olives (Picadi

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This traditional Mexican dish can be served in any of several ways by itself with rice for an informal meal or as a filling for tortillas or empanadas.
Servings: 6
Calories: 563


  • 3 Tbs Vegetable oil
  • 1 Large onion chopped
  • 1 Garlic clove crushed
  • 2 lb Minced ground beef
  • 14 oz Canned peeled tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs Tomato puree paste
  • 1 Large cooking apple peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 Canned Jalapeno chillis drained and chopped
  • 2 oz Sultanas or seedless raisins
  • 10 Stuffed olives sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbs Slivered almonds toasted


  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and garlic and fry until they are soft.
  • Stir in the meat and fry until it loses its pinkness.
  • Stir in all the remaining ingredients, except the almonds, and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 40 minutes.
  • Transfer the mixture to a warmed serving dish and scatter over the toasted almonds. Serve at once.
Calories: 563 kcal
Carbohydrates: 18 g
Protein: 28 g
Fat: 43g
Saturated Fat: 13 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 109 mg
Sodium: 289 mg
Potassium: 772 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 209 IU
Vitamin C: 17 mg
Calcium: 72 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Cuisine Spanish
Ingredients Beef, Minced Beef
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