Turkey Picadillo




3 c onions, medium dice

1-1/2 c green peppers, seeded and medium dice

12 Cloves garlic, minced

2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp ground cinnamon

1 tbsp cumin

1-1/2 tsp ground cloves

2-3/4 qt stewed tomatoes

6 Medium Granny Smith apples, cored, medium dice

1-1/2 c golden raisins

3/4 c pimiento stuffed olives, drained well & thinly sliced

Cooked rice As needed

1-1/2 c slivered almonds, toasted



In large skillet, over medium-high heat, sauté ground turkey, onion, green pepper and garlic until turkey is no longer pink. Cook until a light caramelization of turkey and vegetables takes place.

Stir in sugar, cinnamon, cumin, cloves, tomatoes, apples, raisins and olives.

Bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.

Serve over rice and top with toasted almonds.

May also be served as the filling for flour tortillas or as a stuffing for chili rellenos.

Nutrition Facts

410 Total Calories

120 Calories from Fat

14 g Total Fat

22 % Daily Total Fat

3 g Saturated Fat

15 % Daily Saturated Fat

90 g Cholesterol

30 % Daily Cholesterol

400 mg Sodium

17 % Daily Sodium

48 g Total Carbohydrates

16 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

4 g Dietary Fiber

16 % Daily Dietary Fiber

19 g Sugars

25 g Protein

10 % Daily Protein

35 % Daily Vitamin C

10 % Daily Calcium

20 % Daily Iron