Cuban Picadillo with Ground Beef Recipe

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Cuban Picadillo with Ground Beef
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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper.
  2. In a frying pan, heat the olive oil. Sauté the onions, green pepper, and garlic until soft.
  3. Add the ground beef mixture, beef stock, and tomato sauce. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the diced potato. Cover and cook another 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are done.
  5. Remove the cover. Add the olives and cook uncovered 15 minutes or until the liquid is fully evaporated, but the meat is still moist.
  6. Serve the picadillo warm with rice4 or let cool and use as a filling for empanadas5 and papas rellenas6.
  7. Serves: 4 - 6 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 103.08 Kcal (432 kJ)
Calories from fat 7.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.85g 1%
Sodium 738.31mg 31%
Potassium 384.18mg 8%
Total Carbs 21.74g 7%
Sugars 6.84g 27%
Dietary Fiber 3.04g 12%
Protein 2.38g 5%
Vitamin C 5.8mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 17%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 43.3mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 72.92 Kcal (305 kJ)
Calories from fat 5.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.6g 1%
Sodium 522.25mg 31%
Potassium 271.76mg 8%
Total Carbs 15.38g 7%
Sugars 4.84g 27%
Dietary Fiber 2.15g 12%
Protein 1.68g 5%
Vitamin C 4.1mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 17%
Iron 0.9mg 7%
Calcium 30.6mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.5
  • 3

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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