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Ground beef with carrot, potato, green olives and peas cooked in a tomato and beef broth. This is perfect for lunch with rice on the side.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: ground beef recipes, ground beef stew, picadillo
Servings: 6 people
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 8 ounces diced tomato
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1 piece carrot diced
  • 2 pieces potato diced
  • 1 cup green olives pitted
  • ¾ cup green peas
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a pan. Saute garlic and onion.
  • Add ground beef once the onion softens. Continue to cook while stirring until it browns.
  • Add diced tomato and raisins Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Pour beef broth. Cook until liquid reduces.
  • Add carrot and potato. Cook for 12 minutes.
  • Put the olives and greens pea into the pan and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt and ground black pepper. Enjoy!