Picadillo con Verdura (Ground Beef Stew with Vegetables)

Picadillo con Verdura is a ranch favorite!


2 tbsp. vegetable oil (30ml)

1 cup chopped onions (150gr)

1 lb. ground beef (500gr)

2 carrots, chopped

1 tomato, chopped

1 small potato, cubed

1 clove garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste


Heat the vegetable oil in a 3 qt. (3lt) covered Dutch oven or sauté pan. Add the onions, and sauté until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add the ground beef, cover, and brown until completely cooked, about 10 minutes over medium heat. Add the chopped carrots, tomatoes, potatoes and minced garlic, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.