29 Aug Picadillo Sencillo Para Garnachas (Ground Meat Filling)

From The Cuisines of Mexico – Diana Kennedy


  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 tablespoon lard
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes (about 3/4 pound), skinned, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Melt the lard and fry the garlic and onion, without browning, until they are soft.
  2. Add the tomato and fry for a minute or so more.
  3. Add the ground meat and seasoning and cook over a medium flame until it is tender.

Great to use as a taco filling or serve with eggs!