picadillo (cuban)

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Catherine Haury
from Sacramento, CA

This is a recipe I've enjoyed since childhood. Having a Cuban grandpa & Puerto Rican grandma, this was a staple in our house. It's a wonderful comfort food. (This is a web photo until I make some more and take a pic. I just want you to have an idea of what this is.)

prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For picadillo (cuban)

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 sm
    onion, diced
  • 1
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1 sm
    can tomato paste
  • 1/4 c
    white wine, dry
  • 10
    pimiento stuffed spanish olives, diced
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin
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How To Make picadillo (cuban)

  • 1
    Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, green pepper and garlic and saute until the onion is transluscent.
  • 2
    Add ground beef, cooking until browned. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Add remaining ingredients, stirring until well combined. Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Serve over white rice.

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