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Classic Cuban-Style Picadillo

Classic Cuban-Style Picadillo

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Here is a classic Cuban recipe for ground beef that is typically eaten over white rice. It can also be used as a filling for tacos or empanadas. It's delicious with fried ripe plantains.

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  • Calories:
  • 350 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 18.5 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 3669 mg
  • 147%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir garlic, onion, and green bell pepper in the hot oil until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Crumble ground beef into the skillet; cook and stir until browned completely, 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Stir olives, raisins, capers, tomato sauce, sazon seasoning, cumin, sugar, and salt through the ground beef mixture.
  4. Cover the skillet, reduce heat to low, and cook until the mixture is heated through, 5 to 10 minutes.
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Reviews

Arianne Torres
20
8/8/2012

This was wonderful! I added more olives (because we love olives), some of the olive brine (instead of more salt) and I didn't have any sazon so I improvised by mixing equal parts of coriander, cumin, achiote (ground annatto), salt and powdered garlic. Served with rice and fried plantains.

Selina2011
14
3/8/2012

i thought no one else made this! my recipe is way different though and takes longer

aelaxson
14
3/7/2012

Great! I added cheese and left out the raisins, but very good!