Picadillo is a traditional dish, used in many recipes like empanadas, however it can be eaten as a main dish as well. It is made with ground beef, olives, tomato sauce and other ingredients that vary by country.
In Dominican Republic is used as a filling for “Pasteles en Hojas” or for a succulent Pastelón , in Puerto Rico it is used as a filling for the famous Alcapurrias among other fritters. Cuba is also known for this famous dish, you can find it in many Cuban restaurants around the country.
Quick, easy and delicious, try Picadillo for lunch or dinner with white rice, beans and don’t forget the maduros (Yellow fried plantains)! 😉
Note: This recipe calls for Sofrito; find the recipe Here! Doesn’t required oil at all.