Beef and California Raisin Picadillo

California raisins, beef and tomatoes spice up tortilla wraps or stuffed peppers.
  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 10 min
  • Ready Time : 20 min
  • Yields 6 cups
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 3/4 cup


    • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
    • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
    • 1 cup California raisins
    • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
    • 1 cup uncooked instant white rice
    • 1 cup water


    In large skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat until browned; drain excess fat. Stir in tomatoes, raisins, garlic, cinnamon and red pepper. Reduce heat; cover. Simmer 5 minutes. Add rice and water; bring to a boil. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and mixture is desired consistency.

    Note: Spoon mixture into warmed flour tortillas and roll up to make wraps, adding other flavor ingredients, such as cheese, salsa, sour cream or guacamole. Makes great stuffing for green peppers, too.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 190 (25% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 2g, mono 2g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 20mg; Protein 13g; Carbohydrate 23g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 14g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 160mg; Calcium 32mg; Potassium 455mg

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