Ground Beef and Potatoes


Preparation info
  • Makes

    3½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

Picadillo was one of the first meat recipes I learned to make. We didn’t have a lot of money growing up and ground beef seemed to be the meat of choice in our home since it was pretty inexpensive. I remember Mom said, “Mira, you just chop some onions, brown them, add meat and papas and you have a quick meat dish for anything.” Well, it was a little more than that, but not too much more. We got fairly skilled at adding