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Frituras de Malanga (Malanga Fritters)

Frituras de Malanga (Malanga Fritters)

Frituras de malanga, or malanga fritters are grated malanga root combined with egg and flavored with parsley, garlic, salt and vinegar.

Cuban White Bean Soup (Caldo Gallego)

Cuban White Bean Soup (Caldo Gallego)

This hearty soup is loaded with white beans, smoked ham, beef, chorizo and vegetables.

Chicken Empanadas

Chicken Empanadas

In this chicken empanadas recipe, chicken breast is cooked in a flavorful tomato sauce and olives for a salty kick.

Grilled Pork Chops with Mojo Marinade

Grilled Pork Chops with Mojo Marinade

In this recipe, thick cut pork chops are marinated in a homemade mojo, then they’re grilled until golden.

Yuca Frita

Yuca Frita

Yuca frita (fried yuca or yuca fries) is a fantastic side dish when you want to try something a little different. Fried yuca is similar to French fries. When they’re fried, the outside gets crispy and the inside remains creamy.

Bistec Empanizado (Breaded Steak)

Bistec Empanizado (Breaded Steak)

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.

Cuban Chicken Sandwich

Cuban Chicken Sandwich

This Cuban chicken sandwich can be found in cafeterias and restaurants all over Miami. There’s no need to make the trip though, you can make it at home. In this recipe, thin chicken breasts are seasoned, Then they’re pan fried and served on Cuban bread and topped with grilled onions, lettuce, tomatoes and potato sticks. Really easy!

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo

Cuban Picadillo is perfect comfort food. It’s really easy to make too, and doesn’t take all that long, so it’s perfect for weeknight meals. In this recipe we go all out with fried potatoes, veggies, spices and salty olives cooked with lean ground beef and tomato sauce.

Carne con Papas

Carne con Papas

Carne con Papas translates to beef with potatoes. It’s a popular Cuban dish, and like most Cuban food, it’s made with simple, affordable ingredients. The ingredients in carne con papas are similar to what you’d put in a beef stew, but it is saucy instead of soupy.

Vaca Frita

Vaca Frita

Vaca Frita is shredded beef that’s quickly fried in a little bit of oil to create a crispy crust. It’s a popular Cuban dish that’s really easy to make and absolutely delicious. Serve the vaca frita with white rice and black beans for a traditional Cuban meal your family will love.