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Cuban Style Turkey Picadillo
A Cuban classic updated for a weeknight meal, this 30 minute turkey picadillo has all the flavor of the original - zesty with a hint of salt and rich spices!
Servings: 6 servings
- 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 large yellow onion cut into 1/2 inch dice
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 pound Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey
- salt and pepper
- 4 large roma tomatoes OR one 14 oz. can diced tomatoes
- 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- pinch of ground cloves
- pinch of ground nutmeg
- 1/4 cup water
- 2/3 cup sultana raisins
- 2/3 cup pitted pimento stuffed green olives
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat.
Add the onions and saute for 6 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add the garlic and continue to cook, stirring frequently, for another 4 minutes until the onions are soft and golden.
Add the tomato paste and stir, cooking for another 2 minutes until the tomato paste is caramelized.
Add the turkey and cook, stirring to break up any lumps for another 3 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, vinegar, spices and season with salt and pepper.
Add 1/4 cup of water and stir to combine.
Bring the mixture to a boil, and reduce to a simmer.
Cook, uncovered for 10 minutes, until mixture is thick.
Stir in the raisins and the olives.
Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 546mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 510IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 1.9mg