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Easy and Amazing Cuban Picadillo

Easy and Amazing Cuban Picadillo

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A crumbled beef and onion hash that is served over rice.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Cuban
Keyword Beef, Garlic, Onions, Peppers, Spices, Tomatoes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4
Calories 385
Author Marlee


  • Large Deep Skillet or Dutch Oven


  • 1 TBS Olive Oil
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 Large Onion, chopped I use Sweet Onions
  • 1.5 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Morton's Natures Seasoning
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 14.5 oz can Fire Roasted Tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 TBS Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup White Wine
  • 1 TBS Better Than Boullion Chicken Flavor
  • 1/4 Cup Green Olives, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Raisins
  • Cooked White or Brown Rice or Cauliflower Rice *Optional, but recommened*


  • Heat a large deep skillet or dutch oven on medium heat. Add olive oil, then garlic and onion. Cook for 5 min.
  • Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Break up the large pieces. Cook for 4-5 min.
  • Add the cumin, oregano, black pepper, cinnamon, Morton's seasoning, and bay leaf.
  • Next add the white wine, apple cider vinegar, tomato sauce, and fire-roasted tomatoes. Cook for 5 mins.
  • Then add the Better Than Boullion and stir. Add the raisins and olives. Cover and cook for 15 mins.
  • Take off the heat and serve over rice or cauliflower rice.