Picadillo Soup Recipe

Enjoy this hearty soup on cold, rainy days.

Picadillo Soup Recipe

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Preparation Time

10 mins.

Cooking Time

15 mins.

Serving Size



  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup onion, red, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 250 g beef, ground, lean
  • 2 Tbsp patis
  • 1 liter water
  • 1 pc beef bouillon cube
  • 1 cup potato, cut into 1/2 x 1/2-inch cubes
  • 200 g pechay Tagalog, cut into 1/2-inch long strips
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, black


1. Sauté onion and garlic then add the ground beef. Sauté the beef until lightly browned then add DEL MONTE Tomato Paste and patis.
2. Add the water and beef bouillon cube, and let it boil. Add the potato and cook until tender then add pechay. Season with salt and pepper.

Lusog Notes

This Picadillo soup recipe is a source of iron that is needed to normalize metabolism and vitamin A which promotes healthy skin and normal vision.

Chef's Tip

To make a healthy and less greasy picadillo, choose lean beef. After sautéing the beef, remove the excess oil from the pot before adding the rest of the ingredients.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Boiling
  • Simmering
  • Slicing
  • Sautéing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Chopping Board
  • Knife
  • Pan
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Spatula

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