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High Protein Picadillo – LOW CAL

Picadillo – LOW CAL

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Course: Main Meals
Keyword: Week 11
Cooking Method: Stovetop
Recipe Type: Beef
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 419kcal


  • 10 oz lean ground beef (93%)
  • ¾ cup yellow onion diced
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • ¾ cup butternut squash diced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup green bell pepper diced
  • cups fire roasted tomatoes diced
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 tbsp green olives sliced
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups riced cauliflower


  • PREHEAT a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • BROWN the ground beef for 2-3 minutes then add the onion, garlic, butternut squash, and red and green pepper.
  • SAUTE for about 5 minutes, until the onion and peppers begin to soften.
  • STIR in the remaining ingredients, reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for about 20 minutes, until the butternut squash is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • SERVE over 1 ½ cups steamed or lightly sautéd cauli rice.


Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 11g | Net Carbs: 34g