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Cuban Picadillo (from my friend Mannie Luque) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Richelle Gillette Janiec

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 T. olive oil
1 small yellow onion, diced
green bell pepper, diced
red bell pepper, diced
3 cloves fresh garlic, pressed
1 lbs. ground beef (can substitute ground turkey)
1 tsp. salt
tsp. ground black pepper (optional)
1 can (8oz) tomato sauce
1 small can tomato paste
c. dry white cooking wine
4 T. pimento-stuffed green olives, sliced
1 small box of dark raisins
tsp. cumin
tsp. oregano

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion, pepper and garlic until the onion is translucent.

Add ground beef and brown over medium heat.

Add the rest of the ingredients and continue cooking until meat is tender and completely cooked through. About 25 minutes.

Note: If you can season the ground beef for 2 hours or overnight it is much better.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve with Frijoles Negros Cubanos, White Rice and Maduros.
Maduros are ripe plantains, we buy the frozen maduros because they are perfectly delicious when baked on a stone in the oven.

 

 

 

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