Dirty Rice Picadillo

Picadillo is a mixture of ground beef, tomatoes, bell peppers, and sometimes raisins and olives. It is served with rice or tortillas or used as a filling for empanadas and tacos. Use Zatarain’s® Dirty Rice Mix to make a New Orleans version of picadillo.

Serves: Makes 7 (1-cup) servings.
10 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Brown ground beef in large skillet on medium-high heat. Drain fat.

  • Stir in water, Rice Mix, tomatoes, almonds, olives, raisins, oregano and cumin. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 287Calories: 287Cholesterol: 39mg
  • Sodium: 535mgProtein: 16g
  • Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3g
  • Fiber: 2gCarbohydrate: 31g