Oct 14

Whole30 Picadillo with Sauteed Almonds

Yeah, I know, I already have a Picadillo recipe on my blog…but this one is equally as delicious, and it’s Whole30 compliant. Can’t beat that!


The almonds add great texture to this dish. I served it with fried plantains, as you can see. Delish!

Whole30 Picadillo with Sauteed Almonds
from Our Life in Food

1 pound ground beef
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 bay leaf
3 ounces tomato paste
1 cup hot water
15 pimiento stuffed green olives, half sliced, half left whole
1/3 cup almonds, roughly chopped

Brown beef in a pan. Add garlic, spices, bay leaf, tomato paste and water. Mix and bring to a boil, then reduce to simmer. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Add a little water if you feel mixture is too dry.

Add olives and simmer another 10 minutes. Turn off heat and add almonds. Stir and serve.

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