Picadillo is one of my favorite Cuban recipes! Made with onions, peppers, olives, raisins, and spices in under 40 minutes!

Cuban picadillo is ground beef traditionally seasoned a bunch of spices and tomato sauce. Olives and raisins are optional.

What is Picadillo?

Ingredients you’ll need:

– Ground Beef – Onions – Green Bell Pepper – Garlic – Cumin – Oregano – Bay Leaf – Vino Seco (dry white wine)

1. Heat some oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the onions and peppers for 2-3 minutes or until softened. Stir in the garlic and cook until fragrant.

How to make Cuban picadillo:


Tip: For Cuban picadillo, you’ll want to use an 85/15 or 80/20 ground beef fat ratio. Authentic Cuban picadillo is usually on the greasy side. If you would like to make it a little healthier, use ground turkey or lean ground beef.


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