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Picadillo Tacos


6" Yellow Corn 5 oz.
Picadillo Tacos

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Original Recipe Serves 40
Prep Time 10 min
Cooking Time 30 min


50  6" Yellow Corn Tortillas (10503)  
2 oz. Mission® prepared Pre-cut Unfried White Corn Tortilla Chips (10866)   
5  Chayote , peeled and diced 
5 oz.  Vegetable Oil  
16 oz. White Onions , chopped 
1 oz.  Garlic  
3 Tbsp. Dried Oregano  
8 lbs.  Ground Beef Chuck 
6  Tomatoes , diced 
4 oz.  Green Onions , chopped 
2 Tbsp.  Mint Leaves 
3 Tbsp. Fresh Cilantro  
2 Tbsp. Fresh Oregano  
2 Tbsp.  Parsley  
2 cups  Chicken Stock 
3 oz.  Achiote Paste 
12 oz. Shredded Iceberg Lettuce  
12 oz. Shredded Romaine Lettuce Leaves 


1.) Cook the chayote in boiling salted water until soft. Drain and set aside.

2.) Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet. Sauté the onions, garlic and seasonings until translucent.

3.) Add the meat and cook. Add the tomatoes and stock and cook until combined.

4.) Add the cooked chayote and the herbs.

5.) Add the achiote paste and the ground Mission® Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips and cook until thickened.

6.) Heat Mission® Yellow Corn Tortillas on grill until edges are brown and toasted.

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