Arroz a la Cubana

ArrozalaCubanaAdapted from Panlasang Pinoy


500g beef mince
500g pork mince
1 medium yellow onion, minced
20g minced garlic
1 medium tomato, diced
50g (2 tablespoons) tomato paste
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
100g frozen peas
1 carrot, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
100g raisins

Salt (or fish sauce), and pepper – to taste.
Olive oil – as required for cooking.

To serve: rice, fried egg, fried banana


1. Cook the garlic, onion, and tomato in a large pan until tomato becomes soft
2. Add the beef & pork mince, and continue cooking until browned
3. Add the tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and soy sauce. Simmer, covered, for 10-12 minutes until liquid evaporates.
4. Add the carrots and peas, then cover and cook over low heat for 5-8 minutes. Stir in raisins in the last minute or two.
5. Serve with rice, fried egg, and fried banana

Nutritional Information

– Recipe yields 6 servings
– Each serving (meat only) contains ~339 calories, 26g carbs, 39g protein, and 8g fat
– Each serving (with 50g – dry weight – of rice) contains ~521 calories, 66g carbs, 41g protein, and 8g fat



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