Picadillo Recipe

Savory Experiments


Cuba's Picadillo is a great, party pleasing dip. But it also doubles as a perfect meal for two!


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef, 80% lean
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce, (1 can)
  • 1 medium baking potato, very finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered beef base
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 can chipotle in adobo, canned, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf, small
  • fresh cilantro, about a handful, chopped
  • tortilla chips, for serving


  1. Heat a 10” cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add the canola oil, onion, garlic and ground beef. Saute the mixture until the beef...
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Picadillo Recipe

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Christina Lane
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