Picadillo - Relleno Básico
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1 lb. ground meat
2 oz. chopped cooking ham
1 tsp. dried oregano
1 medium garlic clove (a pilonazo)
1/4 tsp. vinegar
1 tsp. salt
6-8 chopped olives
1 tsp. capers
1 envelope of sazón
1 8 oz. can tomato sauce
2 tsp. sofrito

8-10 chopped prunes
2 tsp. raisins
In a deep pot, brown the ground meat.

Drain most of the grease and add garlic, ham, oregano, vinegar, salt, olives, capers, sazón, sofrito and tomato sauce.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to low and cover the pot.

Cook for 15 minutes covered.

Uncover and cook another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
For a healthier recipe, try using ground turkey instead.

If you prefer to cook ground pork meat, cook an additional 15-20 minutes.

This recipe is used in making pastelillos, alcapurrias, stuffed green peppers, piñon and many other dishes.