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Ground Beef Recipe

Ground Beef Recipe: Filipino and Cuban Style Picadillo

Ground Beef Recipe: Filipino and Cuban Style Picadillo, a Filipino and Cuban fusion beef dish that is healthy and also easy to make.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Cuban, Filpino
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lb 80/20 ground beef
  • 1 cup carrots peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 2 cups gold potatoes peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 whole red onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 15 oz. can whole tomatoes crushed by hand
  • 1/4 cup pimiento stuffed olives sliced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 pc. dried bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive brine

Instructions
 

  • In a large skillet over medium high heat, place olive oil and once simmering , add carrots. Fry for 3 to 6 minutes or until they start to brown and get a little bit tender, stirring occasionally. Then set aside.
  • Next, fry the potatoes for 3 to 6 minutes or until they start to brown and get a little bit tender. stirring occasionally. Then set aside.
  • Saute onion and garlic for 3 minutes or until the onions get translucent. Add the ground beef and season it with salt and pepper. Use your spatula to break the ground beef into pieces as you stir them for about 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Toss in cumin, oregano and paprika, stir into the mixture for a minute. Add tomato sauce, crushed whole tomatoes, soy sauce, reserved cooked potato, cooked carrots, olives and olive brine. Stir the mixture for a minute and then reduce the heat to medium.
  • Simmer, uncovered for 20 minutes or until the sauce has reduced, stirring occasionally.
  • Best serve with fried plantain and steamed rice. Enjoy!
Keyword ground beef, healthy dinner, picadillo