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Cuban Picadillo from SkinnyTaste

So I am back on the Weight Watchers trail.  Not so much to lose weight this time, but just to be more mindful of my portions and eating habits.  This site was recommended to me skinnytaste.com.  So far I am really impressed.  This recipe was so good I scarfed it down and then ran to my computer so that I could put it here on the old blog so as never to lose it.


Cuban Picadillo
Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 6 • Serving Size: 1/2 cup • Old Points: 4 pts •Points+: 4 pts
Calories: 170 • Fat: 7 g • Protein: 22.5 g • Carb: 4.5 g • Fiber: 1 g • Sugar: 1.5 g
Sodium: 237 mg(without the salt)

Ingredients:
1/2 large chopped onion2 cloves garlic, minced1 tomato, chopped1/2 pepper, finely chopped2 tbsp cilantro1-1/2 lb 93% lean ground beef4 oz (1/2 can) tomato saucekosher saltfresh ground pepper1 tsp ground cumin1-2 bay leaf2 tbsp alcaparrado (I could not find this so I used castevtrano olives and capers instead)Directions: 
Brown meat on medium flame in large sauté pan and season with salt …