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Easy Cuban Picadillo for Two Recipe

Easy Cuban Picadillo for Two Recipe

“My girlfriend gave me this delicious recipe years ago. I’ve made it ever since. Everyone who tries it absolutely loves it.” Marie Wielgus - Wayne, NJ
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 small green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 cup hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a small nonstick skillet, cook the beef, pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce, olives, raisins and vinegar. Cook for 5-6 minutes or until raisins are plumped. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup picadillo with 1/2 cup rice equals 355 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 716 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.