Beef Arroz ala Cubana

The dish consists of rice, beef, onions, garlic, potatoes, and carrots, served with fried eggs and fried plantain.

Cooking Time: 20 mins

Serves: 2-4

Main Ingredients: Beef

Cooking Style: Braised

Collection: Agahan, Salo-salo

Difficulty: Intermediate


  1. In a pan, heat oil, sauté garlic and onion for 2 minutes. Add the ground beef, sauté until brown in color and the water has dried out.
  2. Add the dissolved Mama Sita’s Caldereta Mix and the rest of the ingredients except green peas, cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the vegetables are done.
  3. Add the green peas, cover and continue cooking for another 3 minutes or until the peas are done.
  4. Serve 1 cup (140g) sautéed beef with cupful of cooked rice in a serving platter and fried bananas. Topped with fried egg on top.





4 tsp

20 g

Garlic, minced

1 pc

45 g

Red onion, chopped

2 tbsp

30 ml


1.1 lb

500 g

Ground beef, lean

½ pouch

25 g

Mama Sita's Caldereta Mix, dissolved in ½ cup (125 ml) water

1 pc

60 g

Potatoes, cut into small cubes

¼ cup

60 g

Carrots, cut into small cubes

1 pc

35 g

Red bell pepper, cut into small cubes

1 pack

30 g


2 tbsp

30 g

Frozen green peas

4 cups

450 g

Rice, steamed

4 pcs

340 g

Saba, ripe, sliced, pan-fried and drained (or any cooking bananas)

4 pcs

Egg, fried sunny side-up

See Also:

Agahan, Salo-salo
Cooking Style: Braised