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Cuban Picadillo

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Tamara S.: "This was really easy to make and we loved the fla…" Read More
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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 1 lb. 90% lean ground pork
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup white onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups new potatoes (cooked, cut into 1/4-inch cubes)
  • 1 1/4 cups tomatillo salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn (thawed)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup queso fresco (crumbled)
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    Directions

    1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet; add onion and sauté for about 5 minutes.
    2. Add ground pork, breaking into crumbles with the back of a spoon and turning frequently until browned on all sides.
    3. Add potatoes, salsa and corn; stir and cook 10-15 minutes or until heated through. Fold in cilantro and sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.
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    Reviews(65)

    this was good and filling. i added adobo seasoning to the pork
    Tamara S. 18 days ago
    This was really easy to make and we loved the flavor. Next time i will add a red pepper like others have suggested
    Sarah M. 3 months ago
    really easy and unique kind of yum
    anthony f. 3 months ago
    I added Chorizo which was a nice touch! potatoes take a little longer to cook so i recommend cooking those first. Girlfriend loved it since it had all her favorite ingredients.
    Kyla Johnson 3 months ago
    Excellent - overseason pork and double cilantro. I am in heaven
    Becky Cossey 5 months ago
    Bland but after addding a packet of Goya and adobo seasoning it was really good
    Firu5 5 months ago
    This recipe is delicious
    Chase C. 6 months ago
    delicious! (with some cayenne and red pepper) substituded ground beef.
    Guillaume Boudreau 7 months ago
    Really good, added red pepper and used ground beef instead of pork
    sam 8 months ago
    A little bland in taste just added ceyenne to put some heat in it.
    Stacy Christian 8 months ago
    Uh, a little flavorless... i put some sour cream and cayenne pepper in it.
    Nyssa Bowen a year ago
    My Colombian husband and I loved it but we agreed that it is not really a Cuban dish. Next time I will be sure to have some fried plantains on the side!
    Mayra a year ago
    It was great! I used La Costeña salsa Verde just because I didn't have time to make fresh salsa verde.
    Auri a year ago
    i like the recipe. I didn't see on the ingredients to season with salt or optional. Overall is delicious. thank you...
    Susan Tan a year ago
    Very easy and yummy. I cooked this recipe in a giant batch to save in glass containers.
    Betsy Bartlett a year ago
    It was really easy and so tasty. I added red pepper flakes for a little heat.
    Nathaniel Klein a year ago
    used it as a template, added more and different peppers, made my own salsa, substitued chorizo, and added pico de gallo
    bill b. a year ago
    One of my favorite dishes to make.
    Markowski a year ago
    Made this for the crew at work and we loved it, need to triple the recipe instead of doubling it.
    Shep a year ago
    Great hit with the family!!!
    Tom a year ago
    The pork and corn had some great flavor, combined with the salsa and cheese. I didn’t cook the potatoes beforehand so they were still a little firm. Next time I’d do those in a separate pan to soften and brown them up
    Very good! Loved it.
    Jorge Ocana 2 years ago
    this is not cuban recipe. Totally american style
    Cori C 2 years ago
    while this recipe sounds delicious... nothing about this recipe is cuban haha we dont use cilantro ... this very much sounds like a mexican recipe with the addition of cilantro and corn and salsa and queso fresco... lol
    Brenda S. 2 years ago
    great starting point. added coriander, chipolte and avocado. delighted
    Robert Kelly 2 years ago
    It was spicy, but besides that it was rather bland. It also didn't seem very cohesive.
    Sara Sunshine 2 years ago
    amazing...after reading the reviews, i did add 2 clives of garlic in with the inion, and i seasoned the pork with salt, pepper, & cumin. for toppings i used a spoonful of guac, and a sauce i made with okain yogurt, lime zest, lime juice, salt, & pepper...and im also quite certain there was more than 1/4 cup of cheese in there, but I'm born and raised in Wisconsin, so extra cheese is always the name of the game😏
    Rebeccah Lockwood 2 years ago
    first time i made it...yummy!..big hit!..
    Christopher Yurgal 2 years ago
    Easy to make. Easy to eat. Not heavy. Very satisfying meal.
    peter t. 2 years ago
    Inaccurate. I am Cuban born, my mom and grandmother made this and its my favorite traditional dish. This dish does not use pork it uses lean (85-90 %) beef and the beef is cooked first over a table spoon of olive oil..any excess liquid fat is then drained. Onions are fied sepate and added to the almost cooked beef, potatoes are optional..no tomatillos cilantro, corn or queso fresco here this dish is not mexican! At this point add raisins and regular tomato sauce. Serve over white steaming rice ( or which has been cooked with Black Beans and garlic), along with fried plantains.

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