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Prep Time

Prep Time

20 min

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Total Time

1 hr

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Calories per serving


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Ingredients (15)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 6 ounces tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup bell peppers, diced
  • 1/2 serrano chile, seeded, diced
  1. Combine cumin, oregano, tarragon, coriander, salt and peppercorns in a small bowl.  Stir to combine. 
  2. Add oil to large skillet over medium heat.  Add the peppers, onions, garlic.  Sauté about 3-5 minutes.  Add turkey.  Break up meat with a wooden spoon and brown.  Add the spice mixture and blend into the meat.
  3. Combine chicken broth and tomato paste in a large measuring cup.  Stir to combine.  Pour mixture into skillet and stir.  Reduce heat to low.
  4. Add bay leaves, capers, green olives, fruit, dates and golden raisins to skillet.  Simmer 20-30 minutes.
  5. Garnish with lime wedges, cilantro, and sour cream, if desired.
  6. TIP:  Picadillo may be served over rice, pasta, green salad, or with bread.