Turkey-Raisin Picadillo Sliders

Culinary Setting
Ground Turkey


As needed olive oil-flavored cooking spray

1 Medium onion, diced

8 Cloves garlic, chopped

3 Medium bay leaves

1 tbsp ground cumin

1 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp ground allspice


1 (6-oz) can tomato paste

As needed cold water

1/2 c California golden raisins

To Taste kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

8 Small sesame seed dinner rolls, cut in half crosswise and heated

8 Red ripe tomato slices, cut to fit small rolls


Spray large skillet generously with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook and stir until slightly soft, about 2 minutes.

Add garlic and cook only until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

Add bay leaves, cumin, chili powder and allspice; stir together for 1 to 2 minutes.

Add ground turkey and cook, stirring to break up turkey, until all pink color disappears and turkey is cooked through. Stir in tomato paste and cook until warmed throughout.

Stir in tomato paste and cook until warmed through.

Add water and raisins and cook, covered, over medium heat until thickened.

Uncover and cook, stirring, until desired consistency. Remove bay leaves. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

Divide and spoon turkey mixture among bottom halves of rolls. Top each with a tomato slice and replace tops of rolls. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 Sliders

Total Calories 440

Total Fat 16 g

Saturated Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 115 g

Sodium 200 mg

Total Carbohydrates 45 g

Dietary Fiber 5 g

Protein 33 g