Puerto Rican Beef

Have ground beef thawed in the fridge and no real plan?  This is your recipe!  That was the case a few weeks ago when our out-of-town Nutty Mama, Joy, was in town for a few days and I was lamenting at 4:00 about what to cook for dinner.  She told me about this quick meal from Everyday Paleo and I had everything for it.   I made some cauliflower rice to go with it and it was fabulous.  Thank you Joy for saving dinner that night and introducing us to this delicious quick dish! :)

Puerto Rican Beef

1 lb grass fed ground beef
1 bunch kale chopped
1 white onion sliced
1/2 of a green, red, and yellow bell pepper sliced
1/2 cup pimento stuffed green olives
3 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
Pinch of saffron threads (optional)
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
3 sweet potatoes
1 ripe avocado

In a large skillet brown the ground beef.  Add the bell peppers, onions, and olive oil and saute until the onions and peppers are tender.  Add all of the spices and mix well.  Add the kale and green olives, continue cooking stirring often until the kale is tender (about 4-5 minutes.  Serve over mashed sweet potatoes with a side of sliced avocado.  To quickly prepare the sweet potatoes, peel and quarter the potatoes and cook in a pressure cooker for 12 -14 minutes.

Enjoy!

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