Pan con Bistec (Cuban Palomilla Steak Sandwich) is by far one of my favorite sandwiches. Thinly sliced steak that is tenderized, marinated, fried in olive oil and then topped with sauteed onions and pressed to a buttery golden brown. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water!
To make Bistec de Palomilla (Cuban Palomilla Steak), pick a good cut of meat, tenderize it, marinate it and fry it in some olive oil, splashed with some Vino Seco towards the end. A definite staple in Cuban cuisine, usually served with some sauteed onions, white rice, platanos and buttered Cuban bread.
Roasted Spinach & Prosciutto Turkey Roulade is a great alternative to cooking a whole turkey at Thanksgiving or for your special event.
This Mojo Prime Rib recipe is a Cuban twist on the traditional ways of cooking this fabulous dish. Choose a good cut of meat, slather it in Mojo, roast it slowly and enjoy.
Very similar to our previous recipe… Croquetas de Pollo (Chicken Croquettes) are a very popular Cuban snack that we usually make with some of the leftover chicken after a family dinner.
Croquetas de Jamon (Ham Croquettes) are a very popular Cuban snack that we usually make with some of the leftover ham after a family dinner. You can also enjoy them as a meal by pairing them with some hearty soup or rice and beans.
Cuban Caldo Gallego Soup is delicious and healthy… Serve it with some Cuban bread and enjoy!
Arroz con Pollo (Yellow Rice and Chicken) is a traditional dish of Spain and Latin America, closely related to paella. This recipe is based on a recipe handed down by my Abuela Mima and brings back memories of all the delicious flavors that were commonplace in her kitchen.
Lemon Garlic and Onion Pork Chops are one of our favorite recipes and one that we have been making practically forever. Simple, quick, great-tasting pork chops that we seem to make at least a couple times a month and everyone seems to love. They go well with all kinds of sides and can be made any day of the week.
Rotisserie Mojo Chicken Enchiladas are one of my favorite meals because they taste great and can be eaten any day of the week. If you make the sauce and shred the chicken in advance, you can literally have these on the table in less than an hour.
Ropa Vieja (Cuban Shredded Beef Stew) is a very popular Cuban meat stew that is traditionally served with white rice. Many say the dish originated in the Canary Islands (where one of my Abuelas was from) and literally means “old clothes”.
This Rich and Meaty Chili recipe is for anyone who loves Wendy’s Chili as much as I do. Very easy to make and tastes just like the real thing.
Frijoles Colorados (Cuban Red Beans) are usually served over white rice and can be eaten with just about any meat, chicken or seafood. They also freeze very well so you can make a big pot and even enjoy them as a weekday meal.
This Artichoke, Red Onion and Tomato Salad recipe is very healthy, combines a good balance of flavors and extremely simple to make.
Fricasé de Pollo (Cuban Chicken Fricassee) is a hearty chicken stew dish with potatoes, olives, raisins, capers and more. Served it over white rice with crusty bread on the side.
Pico de Gallo Salsa is very simple and it can be ready in minutes to top your chicken, steaks, seafood or tacos.
Pollo Asado (Mojo Baked Chicken) is great with mashed potatoes and corn, but you can also serve it with the more conventional sides – white or yellow rice. Easy to make and can definitely be a great weekday meal.
Frijoles Negros (Cuban Black Beans) have always been a staple in my family. Nutritious and delicious! Make a pot for dinner on Sunday and eat them with a variety of meals during the week or freeze them for a future meal.
This Spicy Guacamole recipe is great with your favorite tortilla chips or as a side for your Mexican dishes.
Puerco Salamanca (Pork Tenderloin and Potatoes Tapa) is a delicious tapa featuring pork tenderloin, onions, olives, red peppers, garlic and potatoes.