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.
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Malanga is a root vegetable that’s used in the Caribbean, Latin America among other countries. In Cuban cuisine it’s used in soups, stews, mashed, fried, and boiled. We’ll go through what this simple tuber is, and offer a collection of recipes to use it in.
This turkey picadillo is just as good as a traditional beef picadillo. Don’t worry all the flavor is still there. A combination of vegetables and spices make sure of that. Maybe you’re trying to cut down on red meat or save a few calories, either way making Cuban picadillo with ground turkey delicious is very doable!
This Cuban style split pea soup is called sopa de chicharos, potaje de chicharos, or simply chicharos in Spanish. It’s a thick soup that’s loaded with split peas, vegetables and smoked pork. It makes a hearty, nutritious and affordable meal.
Cuban cuisine is simple. There are no fancy ingredients – on the contrary there are lots of beans, rice, cheap cuts of meat and root vegetables. Here we’ve put together a list of pantry items and ingredients common in Cuban food, along with a collection of classic recipes to use them in.
If you’re looking for something different to do with chicken, try these Cuban chicken recipes. Add a taste of the tropics to your dinner routine! In this collection you’ll find everything from soup to fried chicken. Each recipe is different and delicious!
Fricase de pollo (chicken fricassee) is a traditional Cuban dish. Made with chicken, stewed in a flavorful tomato sauce and finished with potatoes and olives, it’s the ultimate comfort food. Plus, it’s easy to make, affordable and hearty, perfect for hungry appetites and lean budgets.
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!