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Turkey picadillo

PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
1 hr 5 min
25 min
40 min
Picadillo builds flavour with a sofrito of sautéed onions, peppers and garlic. It traditionally features beef but our version calls for lean ground turkey.


Olive oil

1 tbsp(s)

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, finely chopped

Uncooked bell pepper(s)

1 cup(s), red variety, finely chopped

Uncooked bell pepper(s)

1 cup(s), green variety, finely chopped

Cubanelle pepper(s)

1 oz, finely chopped

Garlic clove(s)

4 clove(s), large, minced

Uncooked 93% lean ground turkey

1 pound(s)

Canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz

Bay leaf

1 leaf/leaves

Dried oregano

2 tsp(s)

Ground cumin

1 tsp(s)

Table salt

1 tsp(s)

Ground cinnamon

¼ tsp(s)

Ground cloves



¼ cup(s), black

White vinegar

2 tbsp(s)


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick sauté pan over medium heat. When oil starts to shimmer, add onion and peppers; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are softened, 4-5 minutes. Add garlic; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add turkey; cook, breaking up meat with the back of a spoon, until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, bay leaf, oregano, cumin, salt, cinnamon and cloves; cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Add olives and raisins; cook, covered, until mixture thickens slightly and raisins are plump, 5-10 minutes. Remove and discard bay leaf; stir in vinegar and serve.
  4. Serving size: 1 cup