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picadillo

[pik-uh-dil-oh; Spanish pee-kah-dee-yaw, ‐dee-lyaw] /ˌpɪk əˈdɪl oʊ; Spanish ˌpi kɑˈdi yɔ, ‐ˈdi lyɔ/
noun, plural picadillos [pik-uh-dil-ohz; Spanish pee-kah-dee-yaws, ‐dee-lyaws] /ˌpɪk əˈdɪl oʊz; Spanish ˌpi kɑˈdi yɔs, ‐ˈdi lyɔs/ (Show IPA)
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a traditional Latin American and Spanish dish of ground meat, onions, tomatoes, raisins, olives, and spices.
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Examples for picadillo
  • Once the picadillo is done, drain the excess oil and place meat on a large plate.
  • Lighter than the traditional beef picadillo, this taco filling is sweet and savory.

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