Cuban Picadillo with Ground Beef

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 45 min 4
Cuban Picadillo with Ground Beef
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1/2 cup Beef broth (stock)
454 gm Beef, ground, lean
1 dash Black pepper (to taste)
1 tsp Cumin
4 clove(s) Garlic
8 medium Green olives (pitted)
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin (for sauteing)
1 tsp Oregano, dried
2 potato Potato (small, peeled and diced)
1 dash Salt (to taste)
1 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (chopped)
3/4 cup Tomato sauce, canned
1 medium Yellow onion (white, chopped)


In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper.

In a frying pan, heat the olive oil. Sauté the onions, green pepper, and garlic until soft.

Add the ground beef mixture, beef stock, and tomato sauce. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.

Add the diced potato. Cover and cook another 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.

Remove the cover. Add the olives and cook uncovered 15 minutes or until the liquid is fully evaporated, but the meat is still moist.

Serve the picadillo warm with rice or let cool and use as a filling for empanadas.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 353
Calories from fat 185
Calories from saturated fat 63
Total Fat 20.6 g
Saturated Fat 7.0 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.3 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 688 mg
Potassium 855 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
Sugars 4.5 g
Protein 25.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.3
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources