Slow Cooker Picadillo | an easy to make one-pot meal!

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This slow cooker picadillo is one of my favorite recipes from my mom and by far my all-time favorite slow cooker recipe! This recipe is too easy to make. I have a few fun gadgets that make it even easier like my food processor, dicer and baggy stands. If you’re looking for more kitchen hack products, here are My Amazon Kitchen Musts! 

Slow Cooker Picadillo

My mom's very own slow cooker Picadillo recipe, a super easy to make one-pot meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Slow Cooker Cook Time (minimum)4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef, bison, crockpot, crockpot recipe, easy, easy recipe, fast, fast recipe, freezer, freezer meal, freezer meal prep, instantpot, instantpot recipe, meal prep, one pot meal, picadillo, slow cooker, slow cooker recipe
Yield: 4 people
Cost: 20

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker
  • Knives
  • Cutting Boards
  • Blender or Food Processor

Materials

  • 3 Tomatoes on the Vine or 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 White Onion whole or pre-diced
  • 1 Garlic Clove whole or pre-minced
  • 1 lb Ground Beef can be subbed for Bison or Turkey
  • 1 cup Baby Veggies (corn, carrots, green beans) can be bought pre-cut & frozen
  • 1/3 cup Raisins
  • 3 Small White Potatoes

Instructions

  • If using whole tomatoes, cut them into thirds and remove seeds.
    Slow Cooker Picadillo
  • Dice 1/2 of your onion
  • Mince the garlic clove
  • Put the 1/2 diced onion, tomatoes and minced garlic clove in the blender. Blend until liquefied.
    Slow Cooker Picadillo
  • Dice potatoes
    Slow Cooker Picadillo
  • Put the rest of the ingredients: potatoes, almond slivers, raisins, choice of meat and baby veggies in freezer bag or in slow cooker if you would like to cook it right away.
    Slow Cooker Picadillo
  • Add the tomato & onion sauce. Your recipe is either ready to freeze or cook!
    Slow Cooker Picadillo
  • After defrosting, stir the ingredients and break up any large chunks
  • Slow cook on LOW for 8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours
    Slow Cooker Picadillo

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Slow Cooker Picadillo | an easy to make one-pot meal!

This slow cooker picadillo is one of my favorite recipes from my mom and by far my all-time favorite slow cooker recipe! This recipe is too easy to make. I have a few fun gadgets that make it even easier like my food processor, dicer and baggy stands. If you're...

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Hi! I'm Daniela. I should have a masters degree in research by now if google binges and devouring books counted… I love finding life hacks to share with others and happy relationships are my passion. 

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