Keto Picadillo Recipe Cuban Style

Delicious Cuban Style Keto Picadillo recipe. Ideal for dinner or as a filler for lunch dishes. Very easy to make for cooks of all levels.

This easy Keto Picadillo recipe is based on the Cuban style ground beef dish, it’s simple to make yet so flavorsome and delicious.

Traditional Cuban picadillo contains raisins, we’ve left them out to keep the recipe keto – and swapped out the high carb rice and beans that is normally served alongside for cauliflower rice.

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This Keto Picadillo recipe makes 7 serves each serve is 200g/7oz or 1 cup.

Ingredients for Making Keto Picadillo

  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 small Onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ teaspoon of Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of Cumin Seeds
  • 2 teaspoons of Oregano leaves, dried
  • 1 teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Coriander, ground
  • 1 teaspoon of Smoked Paprika, ground
  • 1 teaspoon of Erythritol
  • Pinch of Saffron strands
  • 1 ½ pound of Ground Beef
  • ½ cup of Beef Stock
  • 1 ½ cups of Tomato Passata
  • 1 Green Pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 5 ounces of Green Olives, pitted and sliced
  • ½ cup of Cilantro, chopped
Keto Cuban picadillo recipe

This the Keto version of a Cuban Picadillo recipe is very flavorsome, with garlic, spices and a little sweetness.

How to Make Keto Picadillo

  1. Place a large saucepan over medium-high heat and add the oil, onion, garlic salt, and pepper. Saute for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cumin seeds, garlic powder, coriander, oregano, paprika, erythritol, and saffron, saute for 3 minutes before adding the ground beef.
  3. Cook the ground beef until it is all browned.
  4. Add the beef stock and passata and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  5. Add the green pepper, olives, and half the cilantro and stir through. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with a side of cauliflower rice and top with the remaining cilantro.
Keto Picadillo Recipe Cuban Style
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Keto Picadillo Recipe - Delicious "Cuban Style" Ground Beef Made Low-Carb

This easy Keto Picadillo recipe is based on the Cuban style ground beef dish, it's simple to make yet so flavorsome and delicious. Make it in large batches and use it as a filler for lunch in a bowl, lettuce cups, or zucchini boats, its a very "versatile" dish!

Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Cuban
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 31 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 7 people
Calories 335 kcal
Author Gerri

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place a large saucepan over medium-high heat and add the oil, onion, garlic salt, and pepper. Saute for 5 minutes.

  2. Add the cumin seeds, garlic powder, coriander, oregano, paprika, erythritol, and saffron, saute for 3 minutes before adding the ground beef.
  3. Cook the ground beef until it is all browned.
  4. Add the beef stock and passata and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  5. Add the green pepper, olives, and half the cilantro and stir through. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with a side of cauliflower rice and top with the remaining cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
Keto Picadillo Recipe - Delicious "Cuban Style" Ground Beef Made Low-Carb
Amount Per Serving (160 g)
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 751mg 31%
Potassium 408mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 7.6%
Vitamin C 19.6%
Calcium 5.6%
Iron 19.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If you liked our Keto Picadillo check out our other delicious Keto ground beef recipes.

To make a larger batch of this Keto Picadillo recipe adjust the servings above.

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