Homemade Picadillo with Flour tortillas

Ingredients :

For Picadillo :
2 tbsp evoo (extra virgin olive oil)
1 to 2 lbs ground beef
3 potatoes cubed
1 can green beans or fresh (optional)
small onion
2 garlic cloves minced
3 tomatoes diced
2 Serrano Chile’s chopped
1 tsp kosher salt add more if needed
1 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp cumin
1 tsp oregano rubbed between palms
1 tsp chili powder
3 tsps paprika
Pepper to taste

For Flour tortillas:

4 cups of all-purpose flour
1 tsp of salt
1tsp of baking powder
1 cup of vegetable shortening
1 cup of warm water

Directions :
For Picadillo :

Add the evoo to a skillet add potatoes cook until browned and cooked through, remove from pan. Add ground beef, garlic and onions and spices cook until browned add tomatoes and Serrano cook until thick add potatoes and simmer 5 minutes and done!

For Flour tortillas:

  1. Mix all dry ingredients
  2. Add vegetable shortening and mix well with dry ingredients
  3. Add warm water until you get a dough consistency
  4. Let it rest inside a Ziploc bag for at least 1 hour before making them.
  5. After resting them form small balls and extend and cook on a griddle.
    Turn when you see bubbles.

Enjoy !!

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