lutong bahay recipe-picadillo
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Picadillo is a dish mainly consisting of ground beef (sometimes shredded pork or chicken) typically found in Cuba, Mexico, and other Latin American countries, and in the Philippines. In Mexico it is sometimes used as a filling, such as for tacos, and can be mixed with vegetables. It can also be prepared as a type of stew. In Philippines where it is known as “giniling” and it is often served with rice.

Picadillo Recipe


  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 tsp minced garlic 
  • 1/4 of a big white onion 
  • 1 medium size potato 
  • 1/2 kilo ground beef (other option pork and chicken)
  • 2 pcs. of laurel leaves
  • 2 cup water 
  • 2 large tomato chopped or 1 cup chunky tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • salt and ground pepper to taste

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat olive oil in medium heat in a pan. Add chopped onions and a pinch of salt, sauté them until they start to become transparent. Add butter and garlic. Sauté until garlic starts to turn golden brown.
  2. Mix in the ground beef, and 1 tsp of salt. Increase heat to medium-high and allow it to cook for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally to allow the meat to evenly cook.
  3. Add tomatoes, potato and laurel leaves, Stir and allow to cook in medium heat for about 7 minutes, or until the potato cooks to your liking. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve with rice. Enjoy and share!

lutong bahay recipe-picadillo

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