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ground beef over white rice on top of a white plate
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Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo simmered in white wine, tomato sauce, and spices.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
1 hour15 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Cuban Picadillo, Picadillo, Picadillo Cubano
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 481kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup olives
  • 1 tsp Adobo Goya optional
  • 1/2 tso oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat up some olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the onions and peppers, and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook for an additional 15 seconds.
  • Add the beef and cook until browned
  • Add the dry white wine, cumin, bay leaf, tomato sauce, raisins, olives, salt, pepper, Adobo, and oregano.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover slightly, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the beef is fork-tender.
  • Discard the bay leaves and serve immediately.

Notes

  • If you're not a fan of olives, use capers or omit them altogether. 

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 481kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 642mg | Potassium: 689mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 422IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 4mg