Hi Guys, here is an recipe that is awesome and is my favorite kind of food, Spanish.  This is something that I have wanted to learn how to make for some time and now I think I got it.  I made this recipe twice to see which way I preferred with or without tomato sauce.  I like it better without the tomato sauce.

If you love Spanish flavors then you will love this.  This is easy to make and taste so good.  This is great over white rice and especially great to fill my favorite street foods like Relleno De Papa and Pastelillos.  I hope you give this a try and let me know what you think.

I aslo have a video on my channel for this.  Just click on the link and it will take you to my channel RuthyCanCook-YouTube channel




2 lbs. ground beef

4 tbsp. safrito

1 pack of sazon

1 pack of ham seasoning

1 tsp. oregano

½ tsp. cumin

1 tbsp. green olives chopped

2 tbsp. fresh cilantro chopped

2 tsp. minced garlic

1 tsp. onion powder

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 8oz can tomato sauce (optional)



Pre-heat a medium size pan and then add in the ground beef.  Cook for about 5 to 10 minutes before adding in the ingredients. Chopping the meat as it is cooking.

Add in the safrito, sazon, and ham seasonings and give it a good stir.  Then add in the oregano, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder and minced garlic and give it another good stir.  Put the remaining ingredients green olives, fresh cilantro and stir once again. Continue to chop up the meat as it is still cooking.  You don’t want the ground beef to be chunky.  Cook for about 20 more minutes or until the ground beef is no longer pink. Drain off any access fat if any.

Now this is ready to be served over white rice, or used as a filling for Relleno De Papa, and Pastelillos.


Note:  I made this with tomato sauce and without and I prefer without the tomato sauce.

Author: sledge258

I'm a wife, mom, with a full time job. I love to cook, write and photography. These are my pasions in life. With a full time job my passions tend to get put on the back burner, but I am trying to change that. I wanted to start a blog so I can bring out all of my passions in one place.

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