Natalie Robello


I put several recipes together to make one that i liked. I know it is not the true Cuban picadillo, but my family loves this recipe.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
50 Min
Pan Fry


  • 2 medium
    red or sweet onion very finely chopped
  • 4-6 clove
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 large
    russet potatoes
  • 1
    green pepper
  • 1
    red pepper
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    ground pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3
    vine ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 c
    green olives stuffed w/ pimentos
  • 1/2 tsp
    worcester sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1-2
    bay leaves
  • 1/4 c
    dry sherry
  • 1/2
    boullion cube
  • 1 tsp
    larry's garlic salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How to Make Picadillo


  1. Put olive oil in skillet and light brown onions. Then add peppers and brown some more. Add very fine cubed potatoes.
  2. In the meantime brown ground beef in another skillet. Once lightly browned, drain fat and break in little pieces. Once it is complete add to onions, peppers and potatoes. Add all dry spices, bouillon, bay leaves and stir well. Stir in vinegar and sherry. Add tomato, olives, raisins, and Worcester sauce
  3. Keep on cooking until potatoes are cooked and the whole dish is browned.

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About Picadillo

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Puerto Rican
Other Tag: Healthy

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