Picadillo Con Papas

Ingredients

3 smalls potatoes, with or without skin, cut into ¼ or ½ inch cubes
1 (8 ounce) can tomatoes sauce
1 medium diced tomato
1/4 cup cilantro, coursed or chopped
1 teaspoon ‘authentic mexican seasoning’
1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1 1/2 cups cups water (up to 2)

Preparation

1
Put the ground beef in a skillet at medium heat turning occasionally while seasoning it with salt and pepper.
2
When beef is browned, add 1/2 can tomato sauce, a cup of warm water, 1 1/2 teaspoons of ‘”Authentic Mexican Seasoning," potatoes, bell pepper and onions,
3
If you desire a spicy dish, add two uncut Serrano peppers with the stem (caution: do not break Serrano peppers in your skillet)
4
Cover with lid and simmer for 30 minutes stirring occasionally until potatoes are tender,
5
After cooking for 30 minutes add cilantro, and if desired, add additional tomato sauce and water for a thicker or lighter broth.
6
Turn off and let sit for 20 minutes before serving.

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About

This is a very special recipe handed down to my husband many years ago from his grandmother, who lived in Mexico many years. It is authentic and very special.

Compliment with authentic Mexican tortillas, rice, beans and salsa.

Yield:

8 to 10

Added:

April 22, 2010

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