Cuban Slow Cooker Picadillo
Cuban food has become… dare I say… one of my favorite types of cuisine. I lived in Miami for a few years and was bombarded with so many amazing food options. I honestly had never heard of many of these dishes but quickly grew to love them.
SO here is another one of my favorites: Picadillo! This dish takes ground beef, an array of spices, olives, and (depending who you talk to) raisins. It is an amazing mix of sweet, salt, and tang that makes every bite an adventure.
Its also surprisingly simple to make! Throw it in your crock pot or instant pot for an easy leave it and forget it meal.
Looking for more Cuban inspired dishes? Try out the famous Mojo Pulled Pork Recipe :-)
Cuban Style Picadillo
How to serve Cuban Picadillo:
Cuban Picadillo goes great with brown rice, avocado, a lime wedge, and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.
You can also place the Picadillo in a taco, make stuffed peppers, or even empanadas!
Can I make Cuban Picadillo with ground turkey?
You betcha! Just swap the ground beef for ground turkey and go :-)
Instant Pot Picadillo
The recipe can easily be made in the Instant Pot/Pressure cooker:
Brown the beef on saute setting
Drain liquid from cooked beef
Add all additional ingredients to pressure cooker
Set to high pressure for 15 minutes.
Allow to pressure to naturally release for 10 minutes before switching the quick release valve.