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Cuban Picadillo

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Cuban, ground beef, meat, weekday meal
Servings: 4
Author: Mélanie


  • 1/2 Green Pepper Diced
  • 2 Tomatoes Diced
  • 1 medium-sized onions Chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 350g Ground beef
  • 1 cup Tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • First, you need to prepare the sofrito. It is a base in the Cuban cuisine. Chop your onion, your garlic, dice your green pepper and in dice your tomatoes. Let it simmer.
  • Once it has cooked down a little, add your ground beef and cook it at medium heat. Mix the sofrito and the ground beef together.
  • Once the ground beef has cooked a little bit, slow down the heat. Add the purée of tomatoes, the cumin and the oregano, mix a little.
  • Add salt to taste and let it simmer until fully cooked.