I think the next time, I may add raisins as I'm curious to see how it would taste and my family doesn't mind raisins in cooking. You saved my family about $100 (taking into account how many servings we got vs what it would have cost getting that many serving eating out). This looks delicious! You don't have to understand them. I love olives sooo much so this is right up my ally! This was a hit in our house. Hi there! We never added cilantro to picadillo back in Cuba, but well if it works, it works! This is the second time I'm making this an my house smells ah-ma-zing! where can i find armadillo?!' I got a little lost- what do you do with the bay leaves? It’s cooking right now but I hope it has that briney flavor! Our entire Christmas dinner was made using skinnytaste, including the dessert. . OMG!!! I'm so happy that I stumbled upon your blog. You really wouldn't want more over a cup of rice. I added diced carrot for more vegetables and color. Thanks Gina! 170 / 2,000 cal faltan. I will make this over and over and over again. This might be what's for dinner tomorrow! Also my toddler ate a quesadilla stuffed with the picadillo!! I cook with them, but just don't eat them. Skinny Taste - Cuban Picadillo From Skinnytaste.Com. : ). I love the crockpot recipes where you throw everything in at the beginning and you're done. I add 1 chipotle in adobe sauce (you can freeze the rest of the can for later), a bit of crushed red pepper, sofrito (homemade or jarred if no time to make it), some lime juice, cilantro (I use dried but fresh will work), and canned diced tomatoes. Hopefully the chops will cook down until super tender and everything will blend well. I am planning on getting a crock pot (just so I can make your recipes). Two thumbs up!! Agreed. Served with rice, it’s quick and easy to prepare for a weeknight dinner and the warming spices of cinnamon, cumin, cloves and nutmeg make it a comforting and hearty meal for chilly weather. of ground beef, which I am guessing is not yet cooked. I don't have to tend to it anymore and we have a delicious meal when all the dishes are clean and the other meals are ready to go for later in the week. I am not a fan of olives either, but am always looking for a good crockpot recipe and this looks delicious. Can’t wait to eat dinner later. We were told you can't tell a difference but I've only ever had elk steaks and I could (they were good, but you could tell a difference). Can’t wait for your new cookbook!! I have 2 binders filed with your recipes, and starting on the third. Help! Thanks for your reply! She absolutely loved it! So simple and flavorful. In fact, I think it’s even better since the lean beef cooks longer and becomes very tender the longer it simmers. YES! Hi Gina ! Pingback: Cuban crock pot picadillo – Food for Th0t. Just piled it all into the crock-pot… can't wait! My husband and I both loved it! I love your recipes Gina, thanks for sharing! Wonderful as leftovers as well! It inspired me to used the leftover Picadillo, cherry tomatoes, and red onions from last week to follow the frittata recipe in your cookbook and it came out awesome (I strained the Picadillo in a paper towel after reheating it to strain the sauce out). I'm making this tonight! It makes a world of difference. Looks great! The comment section isn’t just for people who like the recipes. Another Weight Watcher's Lifetime Member here and this sounds so good. This was so good and also used leftovers to stuff bell peppers. Just a tip to add though – be sure to buy the PITTED Alcaparrado. . Registrar alimento. I may add it next time, but I didn't really miss it. When you come home, you’ll just have to make some rice and a salad and dinner is ready! Hi Gina! To freeze, let it cool then transfer to freezer safe containers and freeze for up to 3 months. I actually triple her spices and add oregano. I dislike peppers…that doesn't make me a bad person. Thank you for all of the hard work and passion you put into Skinny Taste! Pingback: Skinnytaste Dinner Plan (Week 40) – Pharmado. Tamaño de la porción: 0.5 cup. I'm making this today for our family dinner. We serve it over rice the first night, then make tacos, empanadas, stuffed peppers, or quesadillas with the leftovers. Served over brown rice. Great idea, I usually just freeze it after it's cooked, then reheat it. Thanks for the suggestion! This information will not be used for any purpose other than enabling you to post a comment. I don't understand why people dislike olives and peppers. I always make 2 cups of rice and put in the crock pot about 10 mins before serving. It was great! 170 / 2,000 cal faltan. I make a very similar recipe to this but I add capers. It's the best) 1 8 ounce can of tomato sauce. How would I adjust this with a slow cooker instead of over the stove top? Sounds awesome, I love your site, thank you. It made a delicious appetizer! I used one package of lean ground turkey which wasn't enough meat for the dish but it was all that I had on hand. I tasted it before packing it away and MY OH MY, so flavorful!!! Take a bag of frozen riced  cauliflower or fresh if you prefer. Question! Made it yesterday in the crockpot and it was a HIT! I'm making this for dinner tomorrow and was wondering where u found the Goya caper olive mix? I'm on Weight Watchers and my boyfriend is very particular when it comes to food. could you give me a link by chance to where i can buy the one you use? Directions:Brown meat on medium flame in large saute pan and season with salt and pepper. It reminds me a lot of a recipe that my father makes, only better! And my husband asked me twice if I saved the recipe for future use Thank you so much- healthy and delicious and soooo easy!! Objetivos de preparación física: Pingback: W30 Round 2, Day 20: Mos Def Tiger Blood | rock + paper + skillet, Pingback: W30 Round 2, Day 24: Use Whatcha Got | rock + paper + skillet. I come to the comment section for honest reviews, not blind praise. Cuban Picadillo It was awesome!! … Thank you! It just didn’t pack all of the flavor that the smell suggested while it cooked in the crockpot all day. Should the crock pot time be reduced if cooking with ground turkey? I use this as taco meat for "taco night." Tell your husband I am so glad he liked it! I read this as "armadillo" and not "picadillo" and was like thinking 'omg! CJ, I understand your comments but for some of us, who actually get ill eating green and red peppers – having an idea of what can be substituted is very helpful. I have the ninja cooking system and you can brown the beef in there and then set it to crockpot! both times. 53 % 18g Proteínas. I’m also usually just cooking for one and I cut this recipe in half and then use leftovers in tacos or on salad. This recipe was delicious and the crock pot cooking made it so easy. I used 2 Tbs. It's really quick and easy to make, I make it a few times a month and make enough so we have leftovers! I imagine it would also be helpful for Gina to get honest feedback. Added a jalapeño and taco seasoning. I can't wait to make this. She had seconds and asked to take it for lunch tomorrow! I put sour cream in mine and my fiance ate it over rice and we both loved it . I make a recipe identical to this only it also has a handful of soaked raisins in it. This slow cooker is so great, I actually own several! . It turned out to be the best recipe I've ever tried from your site. I moved to Utah where there is plenty of Mexican cooking but we both know they are NOT the same thing. Información nutricional de picadillo cuban. Thank you for the recipe!! Set aside. Crock Pot Picadillo is a flavorful Cuban dish made with ground beef and a sauce made from simmering tomatoes, green olives, bell peppers, cumin, and spices. Made this for dinner last night – yum! Add tomato sauce and 1/4 cup of water and mix well. . I have never done it. It already tastes awesome! My husband used to do all the cooking, but after I had my second daughter I only went back to work part time and decided I’d finally learn how to cook. great, I make adjustments myself when I'm out of something, it works out fine. You just made this doable for me. Made no changes and it was perfect. Please share what’s in the rest of your rotation. 160 / 2,000 cal faltan. I was looking for crock pot recipes and this is it! Your recommendation for the additional garlic and cumin at the end makes it perfect. This dish is amazing!! Cuban Picadillo is a savory Latin American comfort food that is full of nutritious ingredients and easy to make as it simmers away on the stove for just 20 minutes. My 4 yo ate it up. Yes. I also made the Thai basil chicken the night before. I drain the meat and add back to the pot. thanks for the delicious meal ideas!! I don’t do WW so this is probably not a good move points-wise, but we love this on top of baked potatoes! Thank you so much for your great recipes. I recently brought the empanadas to a party. SO GOOOOOOOOD!!! Congrats Amy, that is awesome! Question: I’m going to use ground turkey…can I avoid the browning step, and treat as a “dump” recipe, like your “Tex Mex Turkey Tacos” from “One And Done”? Skinnytaste.Com - Cuban Picadillo. It's helping me view being on weight watchers as a way of life. I had gastric bypass surgery in August and your recipes have helped me enjoy foods that I wouldn't normally be able to enjoy. We loved it! So excited to have this tonight – it's in the crockpot now! Would it require much modification? This is in my crock pot as we "speak" lol I cannot wait to eat it tomorrow for lunch. Love your blog, every dish I've tried so far is amazing! Hi Gina! Parsley would be a nice substitute tho. Of course, I didn't get a chance to prep the night before like I wanted to. I’ve added diced carrots to the picadillo, I usually have a green salad on the side, or a side of tomatoes & cucumbers. Do you know what could account for this? Absolutely delicious. 33 % 5g Fat. I have to say this recipe is amazing. For the non-raisin fans or raisin-curious – I suggest golden raisins that you then chop up really well. can the tomato sauce be replaced with something else? Use this same recipe just add a couple tblsps of Worcestershire sauce. . Still decent for dinner though, just had to stick to one portion! Thanks so much! Información nutricional de cuban turkey-picadillo. I had ground turkey and only one pound of it so I used that but added black beans so that it would go a little further for my family of 6. 38 % 7g Grasas. (She used Frito Scoops) Can't wait to try your recipe Gina. but what a bummer the serving size is so small…. THANK YOU! Hi Gina! Again, great recipe. Add sofrito to the meat and continue cooking on a low heat. Thanks for a great meal!! Made this last week, so good. Does anyone have recommendations for a vegetable side to go with this? I don't think the dish tastes like olives at all – but I think it would definitely be lacking something w/out them. Thank you! Pingback: Pinterest FAILED IT or NAILED IT | Cuban Picadillo by Skinny Taste | Bargain Shopping with Designer Row. And I didn’t have tomato sauce so I used tomato juice. Use for Tacos, Burritos, maybe even add a potato  all good. My two year old wouldn't stop eating it! This has become one of our favorite meals. I've recommended your site many times, yesterday being the most recent. OMG!!!! I just have to say this recipe is the all time favorite in our household! The reason I personally wouldn't do this is because I feel the seasoning wouldn't be even throughout, and I like the flavor you get from browning on high heat, but that's just me. Amazing! I then add the pepper and onion mixture back to the pot. After it's ready, taste for salt and add more as needed [I added a little more cumin and garlic powder at the end as well since the crock pot tends to mute the flavors of herbs and spices]. Hi!!! Everyone has different preferences & not everybody likes every recipe. I forgot to get a tomato so going without and I am using ground turkey instead since that is what I had. I have never done it in the crock pot. I made this last night for dinner and my whole family loved it. So great!! I can count the number of foods I don't like on one hand – olives and capers are both on the list. Hi Gina!Just curious why ground beef needs to brown before using the crock pot. thanks for sharing! Ha! Love it! In that case, I got 3 vs. 5 so I guess it all evened out in the end! You can reheat in the microwave or thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat on the stove. Add them both or just one or the other? Thank you so much for all of your recipes and culinary inspiration. You said that this recipe actually calls for raisins. lol! LOVE IT! Was SO good! Why post something on someone's blog if you are just going to complain…. Correct, it’s only in directions but yes, you need to add it. Ok, I have enjoyed this at least 5 times without taking the time to leave you a comment about how yummy this is! . Then when you want a supper fast supper just dump the bag of frozen ingredients in the crockpot and turn it on… You can even make your rice and freeze it. No one got sick I base my weekly menu on your recipes, love them! Betsy, I just made this for the first time tonight and used capers instead of olives. This was a hit with everyone at my house. I bought a multifunction Cuisinart slow cooker. We add cilantro to everything in my house, I guess it's a Colombian thing but yes, it works I love Cuban food!! I made this but this way- 85% lean chop meat about 1.30 lb  3 med potatoes peeled cubed and cooked in water  then drained  1 Red bell pepper diced ,1 med onion diced -6 cloves garlic diced , 1/2 cup raisins ,1/2 cup or 1 cup Spanish olives. I would use pimientos and capers, that should work out perfect. I've been wanting to make Piccadillo – love green olives! it was amazing – even my super picky fiance loved it. I can't find it. You are the best , I just posted my own version of this dish on my blog but with soy crumbles instead of ground meat. And I don’t measure anything, I go by smell. Made this last night for dinner and it was great! Looks awesome! It was awesome. Registrar alimento. Wonderful! — modernmami™, Pingback: Making Dinner Fast in the Slow Cooker. Turned out great! It's one of my new favorite meals. And to cut the seasoning s down, we use Sazon, by Goya! Please can you clarify this for me, I don’t want to mess it up. I love your recipes. Unfortunately we loved it so much there weren't enough left overs to make another dinner:( Thanks Gina, another home run!! Objetivo de calorías 1,830 cal. This recipe was so good I scarfed it down and then ran to my computer so that I could put it here on the old blog so as never to lose it. I'm so grateful for this site. Pour off any excess grease, then stir in the onion and garlic; cook for 2 minutes before adding the red pepper, green pepper, … https://www.mybigfatcubanfamily.com/2016/07/picadillo-recipe However I filled the difference with a can of corn. I haven't been able to find it! I followed the recipe to the letter which I always do the first time around. Thank you for sharing your recipes! Picadillo, a Latin American-style hash, is usually made with ground beef. (More because I started too late!) When meat is no longer pink, drain all juice from pan. Thanks! I find with the pressure cooker I have to use double to triple the spices. I am limit meat to once a week due to cholesterol reasons, so I will try this your way. We liked it so much I made it twice in 2 weeks. Have you tried making this recipe in yours yet? I like the taste- found I really disliked without the taste. It is sort of like a chili but better. If you were to use the raisins, how much do you think you'd add? Served over rice, it definitely needed some shredded cheese! Encuentra las calorías, los carbohidratos y el contenido nutricional de picadillo cuban y más de 2 000 000 de alimentos en MyFitnessPal.com. Do you think I could substitute ground beef for ground chicken? Lol! As written, this recipe is good, not great. Am I the only person who really hates having to cook the food before adding it to the crockpot? Perfect for a chilly autumn night and so easy in the slow cooker. I just wanted to say "Thank You!" But I don't view it as complaining either. We love making the turkey burger salad to go with many other things by the way. The problem is that I print so many recipes because everything is so good that my book is running out of room. I use boca crumbles to make it vegetarian and make them into empanadas. how many points would it be with ground turkey? Any time you can brown meat or brown onions first you will get superior flavor! I use a whole jar of olives with juice, and don’t slice the olives. Def will make again and highly recommend, Pingback: Meal Meal Planning: Weekly Dinner Plan - Week 13 • The Jane Effect, Hi! This was really good. Highly recommend! Once you add the liquids, cover and cook using the chili button! THANKS! I really want to try this recipe but I don't like olives. This is such a simple yet brilliant idea, this would go perfectly in my whole wheat empanada dough :)! You can make this tasty easy Cuban Picadillo in the slow cooker, Instant Pot, or on the … which brand/kind do you have? Was wondering how you would adapt this recipe for the instant pot? I can confirm both kid and adults enjoyed! Have you done this? I love that you made a heatlhy version of this. Thanks for the idea! Sorry Gina, I found that you answered this earlier. I'm thinking about giving this a try, maybe cutting in half since I'm cooking for two. I love green olives!! Not sure. . I was thinking I might try stuffed peppers as one option beyond tacos and over rice. It wasn’t quite as thick but still very tasty and we will be making again! I just made this – and wow!!! I left out the cilantro because I forgot to put it on my shopping list. That’s how basically every recipe blog works! Do you think this would go well with cauliflower rice? 15 % 5g Carbs. This looks great! Pingback: Why We’re Doing Whole 30 & Halfway There Recap | Live Half Full, Pingback: Latin Slow Cooker Recipes: 50+ Latin Food Recipes for Your Slow Cooker! It’s so flavorful! Just making this for the first time right now and before throwing in the crock pot, I noticed that the 1/4 olives didn't seem like a lot for the size of the recipe! This recipe had me at "olives" and "cilantro". Empanadas it is! My husband loved it! I also used ground turkey bc that’s what I had. Your recipes are amazing and SO many to choose from! Thank you!! Picadillo is one of our favorite meals but I have never done it in the crockpot-thanks for the idea! I made it as written and my family loved it!! I finally made it for dinner last night, and I wish I had tried it sooner. Even if you don't like the olives, it's easy to pick them out and you'd really be missing out on the flavor. Mmmmm.. going to go pick up the ingredients and make this for dinner tomorrow! SOOO YUMMY!!! I have fixed many and they have all been great. I'm Cuban so I am interested to see how it tastes this way with cilantro. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Most of us come here because we already love Gina’s recipes, but not all of them are winners for every single person. Many Cuban dishes require a bit of vino seco, like our arroz con pollo . I hope my husband likes it! Add alcaparrado and about 2 tbsp of the brine (this adds great flavor) cumin, bay leaf, and more salt if needed. Gina, I always make this in my instant pot now. I really underestimated all the food I couldn't find alcaparrado anywhere, so I just bought green olives (with pimentos) and capers separately and mixed em' in the same ratio Tasted great! This recipe seems to be missing something, maybe tomato paste to thicken the base? What do think about using beef stew meat? I have the 6 Quart Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Programmable Slow Cooker (affil link). Thank you! Objetivo de calorías 1,830 cal. He also added carrots because we like extra veggies and that was also a good choice! It’s delicious! I made this last night and put it over roasted sweet potatoes instead of rice. My husband and I loved it! I ALWAYS top it off with Tony Chachere’s Famous Creole Seasoning,. You make me look forward to cooking dinner. I microwave per directions, heat a sauté pan with a tiny bit of Olive oil and place the microwaved riced cauliflower in the pan add a little salt and pepper,  a packet of Vigo Flavoring and Coloring (a Spanish seasoning  for yellow rice)  and a pinch of saffron ( optional). I'm trying it tonight. I love them but my husband hates them. Have you ever attempted/experimented with " baked" version of papa rellenas? Made it twice so far and everyone has loved it! But the flavor is super helpful to the dish. Crock Pot Picadillo - Skinnytaste. Thanks! I didn’t have a fresh tomato so I used a can of diced tomatoes and it was delicious!! She was so excited to get home to her crock pot meal and couldn't eat it, because of the broken glass. I see where I disgard them, but in the beginning, do I add them to the crock pot? 33 % 5g Grasas. This Cuban Picadillo recipe is my family's favorite! The recipe seems great!!! Thanks!!!! Sauté  the pepper  Till soft ,then the onion ,then Garlic ,add back The chopmeat  , put the cook potatoes in,  add the olives,raisins, the sauce and the wine stir all simmer on low About 1 hour. , I made this tonight and it was so tasty. There are only a few olives in the entire recipe, but the flavor is amazing. I just cooked ground beef with spaghetti sauce the other day and it came out fine. Thanks for inspiring me to keep cooking and have fun with it! Manual for 10 minutes and 10 minute natural release then quick release. Made this tonight – very good!