Makes 6 servings

Pronounced pee-cah-DEE-yo, this warm and zesty ground beef mixture is very tasty rolled in crisp iceberg lettuce leaves. Also try it in whole wheat tortillas layered with fat-free refried beans, fat-free sour cream, and your favorite salsa.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook ground beef and minced garlic in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until beef crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain and pat with paper towels.

Step 2

Add onion-and-pepper medley to skillet; cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, 10 minutes or until onions are tender.

Step 3

Stir in beef mixture, raisins, and next 5 ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until most of liquid evaporates. Serve beef mixture in lettuce leaves. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Step 4

*Lean ground pork may be substituted for extra-lean ground beef. Use trimmed boneless pork loin chops; cut into chunks, and process in food processor until ground. Cook according to recipe.

Step 5

Note: For testing purposes only, we used McKenzie's Seasoning Blend. If you can't find it in your market, substitute 1 onion, chopped; 1 green bell pepper, chopped; and 1 celery rib, chopped.

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