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Latin Picadillo

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hours
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 0 Calories
Servings 6
Nutrition facts


Latin Picadillo recipe created by Dole Blogger Ambassador Ally Phillips.

Ingredients 22


2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon peppercorns
bay leaves
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup bell peppers, diced
1/2  serrano chile, seeded, diced
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 pound ground turkey
1-1/2 cups chicken broth
6 ounces tomato paste
2 tablespoons capers
1/3 cup sliced pimento-stuffed green olives
1/2 cup DOLE® Tropical Fruit, undrained
1/4 cup DOLE Chopped Dates
1/4 cup DOLE Golden Raisins
lime wedges (optional garnish)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
1/4 cup sour cream (optional)



2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried tarragon
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon peppercorns


Combine cumin, oregano, tarragon, coriander, salt and peppercorns in a small bowl.  Stir to combine. 


3 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup bell pepper, diced
1/3 cup red onion, diced
½ serrano pepper, seeded and diced 
2 tablespoons garlic, minced
1 pound ground turkey


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.


1-½ cups chicken broth

6 ounces tomato paste


Combine chicken broth and tomato paste in a large measuring cup.  Stir to combine.  Pour mixture into skillet and stir.  Reduce heat to low.


3 bay leaves

2 tablespoons capers
1/3 cup pimento stuffed green olives, sliced 
½ cup DOLE® Tropical Fruit, with juices
¼ cup DOLE Chopped Dates
¼ cup DOLE Golden Raisins


Add bay leaves, capers, green olives, fruit, dates and golden raisins to skillet.  Simmer 20-30 minutes.


6 lime wedges (optional)
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
1/4 cup sour cream (optional)


Garnish with lime wedges, cilantro, and sour cream, if desired.



TIP:  Picadillo may be served over rice, pasta, green salad, or with bread.

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