Carne con papas is a popular Cuban dish that’s on regular rotation in many Cuban households. It’s a home-cooked comfort food favorite! In English carne con papas translates to beef with potatoes. The ingredients are similar to what you’d put in a beef stew, but it’s saucy instead of soupy.
This steak and mushrooms dinner comes together quickly, and it’s absolutely delicious. In this recipe, thick sirloin steaks are pan fried until golden and cooked to your liking. Then the pan juices are used as a base to make a flavorful homemade mushroom and onion gravy.
Picadillo is a classic Cuban dish. It’s made with ground beef that’s cooked in tomato sauce and flavored with aromatics, herbs and spices. It’s a simple dish to make and uses affordable, easy to find ingredients. This is a great weeknight meal, especially when time and money are little tight.
Ropa Vieja is a traditional Cuban dish made with shredded beef in a flavorful tomato sauce made with onions, garlic and spices. Other popular additions include bell peppers, olives and capers. In this recipe we keep it really simple so the saucy shredded beef really shines!
In this recipe, short ribs are cooked in a flavorful sauce made with onions, carrots, celery, garlic, red wine, tomato sauce, beef broth and spices. The sauce is just as good as the ribs! Here we cook the short ribs on the stove-top instead of the oven, low and slow until they’re fall off the bone tender.
Bistec Empanizado (breaded steak) is a thin steak that’s seasoned, coated in cracker meal and fried until it is golden brown. It’s a traditional, and very popular, Cuban dish. Serve the steaks with lime wedges, white rice and beans for a traditional (and awesome) Cuban meal.
These stuffed biscuits are easy to make and delicious. In this recipe, store-bought refrigerated biscuits are stuffed with a flavorful ground beef mixture that’s flavored with onions, carrots, garlic, olives and a combination of spices. Then they’re brushed with an egg wash and baked until golden, flaky and fabulous!
This stir fry sauce is great with beef, pork, shrimp, chicken or just plain vegetables. Finding quick and easy recipes is important if you want to serve your family home-cooked meals, even on busy weeknights. This stir fry sauce is great for this! One easy sauce, many delicious dinner possibilities!