Puerto Rican Picadillo
|1 lb ground beef or pork|
|1/4 oz chopped ham|
|2 tsp oregano|
|2 cloves garlic, minced|
|1 tsp vinegar|
|kosher salt and black pepper to taste|
|8 pimento filled green olives, chopped|
|1 tbs capers|
|1/2 cup sofrito|
|1 tbs golden raisins|
|2 tbs vegetable oil|
Picadillo is a Puerto Rican meat filling or topping that is commonly used for pastello’s, which are meat pies or used as a stuffing for alcapurias, stuffed green peppers or served over rice.
- Add the vegetable oil to a large skillet and using medium heat add the meat the saute until browned. Drain off the oil.
- Add the ham, sofrito and garlic to the pan and saute for another 2-3 minutes.
- Add all other ingredients and saute, stirring occasionally for another 5 minutes.
- Taste for seasoning, the season with salt and pepper if desired.