Classic Cuban-Style Picadillo

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 4
Classic Cuban-Style Picadillo
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454 gm Beef, ground, lean
1 tbsp drained Capers, canned
4 tsp Cilantro (coriander), dried (or 2 pkg sazon seasoning)
1 1/2 tsp Cumin
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 tsp Granulated sugar
6 medium Green olives (quartered)
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/2 cup Golden raisin, seedless
1/2 tsp Salt (to taste)
1/2 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (chopped)
1 cup Tomato sauce, canned
1 small Yellow onion (chopped)


Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir garlic, onion, and green bell pepper in the hot oil until softened, 5 to 7 minutes.

Crumble ground beef into the skillet; cook and stir until browned completely, 7 to 10 minutes.

Stir olives, raisins, capers, tomato sauce, coriander, cumin, sugar, and salt through the ground beef mixture.

Cover the skillet; reduce heat to low, and cook until the mixture is heated through, 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 363
Calories from fat 183
Calories from saturated fat 62
Total Fat 20.3 g
Saturated Fat 6.9 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.2 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 811 mg
Potassium 729 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22.1 g
Dietary Fiber 2.4 g
Sugars 16.3 g
Protein 24.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Meat 1.3
Vegetables 1.0

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