Cuban beef picadillo
Cuban beef picadillo
Beef, potatoes, olives, raisins, capers and more come together in this classic Cuban dish.
Cuban beef picadillo
Cuban beef picadillo
Beef, potatoes, olives, raisins, capers and more come together in this classic Cuban dish.
Servings Prep Time
8 15Minutes
Cook Time
15Minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 15Minutes
Cook Time
15Minutes
Ingredients
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1medium large red onionchopped
  • 1cup carrotsdiced
  • 3cloves garlicfinely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepperdiced
  • 3 potatoespeeled and cut in small cubes
  • 1pound ground beef
  • 1tablespoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½cup raisins
  • ½cup whole green olives, stuffed w/ pimientos
  • ¼cup capersdrained
  • 2cups tomato sauce(8 oz each)
Instructions
  1. Bring a medium skillet to medium heat. Add the olive oil, red onion, carrots, garlic cloves, red bell pepper and potatoes.
  2. Cook until soft and golden brown, around 6 minutes. Add beef and cook for 5 more minutes or until fully cooked and a slight brown caramel color. Season with cumin, salt and pepper.
  3. Add raisins, olives, capers and tomato sauce, and cover.
  4. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. If the sauce thickens too much, you can add some more wine or a little bit of water.
  5. Enjoy with a side of white rice.