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Picadillo Style Tacos

Spice Islands®

Picadillo Style Tacos


  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

8 tacos


1 pound ground beef, turkey, pork OR chicken

1 package or 3 tablespoons Spice Islands® Gourmet Taco Seasoning

3/4 cup water

1 cup cooked rice

1/2 cup golden raisins

1/4 cup coarsely chopped green olives

1/4 cup almond slivers

8 tortillas

Toppings- queso fresco cheese, diced green onions and cilantro


Brown ground beef in a skillet on medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cooked through.  Stir in seasoning and 3/4 cup water.  Add rice, raisins, olives and almonds; mix well.  Cover and cook 5 minutes.

Portion filling into tortillas.  Top with queso fresco cheese, green onions and cilantro. 

Recipe Note: If Spice Islands® Taco Seasoning is not available in your local market, try our Taco Seasoning recipe. Use 2 tablespoons in this recipe and just 2 tablespoons water.

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