Puerto Rican Carne Molida - Ground Beef

if you're looking for a tasty ground beef recipes this Puerto Rican Carne Molida dish is a must try! Perfectly seasoned ground beef is pan fried with potatoes and carrots in a tomato sauce. Serve with or over rice and enjoy!

Photo by Helen (#2) C.
Adapted from modernmami.com
Ground beef, potatoes and carrots with white rice.

PREP TIME

5

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

PREP TIME

5

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

Adapted from modernmami.com

Ingredients

  • 3

    pounds ground beef

  • 1

    tablespoon adobo

  • 3/4

    teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2

    tablespoon meat tenderizer

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 1

    packet Sazón

  • 1 1/2

    tablespoon tomato paste

  • 2 1/2

    tablespoons tomato sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons sofrito (or recaito)

  • 10 to 11

    green olives (Spanish salad olives) plus 1 to 2 teaspoons olive liquid

  • 3

    small potatoes, peeled, rinsed, and cubed

  • 10

    baby carrots, rinsed and chopped

Directions

Season the ground beef with adobo, black pepper, and meat tenderizer. In a large pan over medium heat, add the, olive oil, seasoned ground beef, Sazón, tomato paste, tomato sauce, sofrito, green plives, cubed potatoes and chopped carrots. Cover pan and cook on low-medium heat until ground beef is browned, stirring occasionally. Turn heat down to low and continue cooking until potatoes are tender and ground beef is well cooked, stirring occasionally.

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