Cuban Picadillo Taco with Refried Black Beans and Avocado Mash Recipe

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What makes a taco Cuban? Try filling your tortilla shells with Cuban Picadillo, topped with refried black beans and mashed avocado....mmmm

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Servings: 4 - 6


Cost per serving $1.16 view details
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Goya Salzonador Total (Available through Cuban Cuisine UK:
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium white onion (chopped fine)
  • 1 small green pepper (chopped fine)
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 small potatoes (peeled and diced)
  • 1 can refried black beans (Available through
  • 8 to 10 green olives (pitted)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil for sautéing
  • 12 taco shells


  1. Combine the ground beef, Goya Salzonador Total(Available through Cuban Cuisine UK:, salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil. Sauté the onions, green pepper, and garlic until soft.
  3. Add the ground beef mixture, beef stock, and tomato sauce. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the diced potato. Cover and cook another 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are done.
  5. Remove the cover. Add the olives and cook uncovered 15 minutes or until the liquid is fully evaporated, but the meat is still moist.
  6. Let the picadillo cool for a couple of minutes, then spoon into preheated taco shells. Top with heated refried black beans, and avocado mash.
  7. For a hot touch, try some Nativo Salsa Aji (available through Cuban Cuisine:
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 478g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 804  
Calories from Fat 352 44%
Total Fat 39.12g 49%
Saturated Fat 13.4g 54%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 1103mg 46%
Potassium 1345mg 38%
Total Carbs 79.16g 21%
Dietary Fiber 13.0g 43%
Sugars 5.55g 4%
Protein 34.41g 55%


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