Picadillo (Cuban)

Catherine Haury


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.)


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10 Min
25 Min


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3 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 small
onion, diced
green bell pepper, diced
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 1/2 lb
ground beef
salt and pepper, to taste
8 oz
tomato sauce
1 small
can tomato paste
1/4 c
white wine, dry
pimiento stuffed spanish olives, diced
1/2 tsp

How to Make Picadillo (Cuban)


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

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About Picadillo (Cuban)

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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