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Easy Cuban Picadillo for Two

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

“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


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 355 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 716mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

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