Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 each Recipe Picadillo (see above)

  2. 3 pounds All-purpose potatoes, peeled and quartered

  3. 2 eaches To

  4. 3 tablespoons salted butter, at room temperature

  5. 1 cup Milk or half-and-half, scalded

  6. Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  7. cup Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  8. 1 each Prepare the picadillo one day in advance. The day of serving, bring

  9. It to room temperature.

  10. 2 eaches Place the potatoes in a large saucepan, cover with cold, salted

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. water, bring to a boil over medium-high heat, and boil until tender, 15 to 18 minutes. Drain the potatoes well and transfer them to a large bowl.

  2. Add the milk, butter, salt, and pepper and mix with an electric mixer until the potatoes are smooth. Allow to cool 5 to 10 minutes.

  3. Lightly butter a round ovenproof 3-quart casserole, spread the bottom with half the mashed potatoes, cover with all the picadillo, then spread with the rest of the mashed potatoes. Cover and refrigerate until ready to cook.

  4. Bring the casserole to room temperature and preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cover with aluminum foil or the casserole cover, place on the middle oven rack, and bake 30 to 35 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle the top with the Parmesan cheese, and bake an additional 10 minutes. Serve hot from the casserole.

  5. Makes 6 servings Mary Urrutia Randelman "Memories of a Cuban Kitchen" (Macmillan, 1992) TAMBOR DE PICADILLO Beef Hash and Mashed Potatoes


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