These portable meat turnovers are the best for on-the-go eating, dinner paired with a side of rice and beans, or lunch boxes. Read to end to find another way to use any leftover meat filling also known as picadillo.
Use star and heart shaped cookie cutters to make these adorable pizzadillas! Customize this recipe with your favorite kind of wraps, optional fillings like pepperoni or veggies, and store-bought or homemade pizza sauce.
This easy bagel sandwich makes the best lunch! Use a homemade everything bagel (or your favorite store-bought kind), fresh lettuce, turkey, and tomatoes. It’s super quick to throw together in the morning before sending your kids off to school.
Use deli meat and cheese for this easy, low-effort lunchbox! These roast beef roll-ups are the best lunch served with a side of chicken noodle soup and salad. Recipe below makes three roll-ups (as pictured in the lunchbox).
Ropa Vieja is a Latin slow cooked beef with tomato sauce and sofrito base. (Sofrito: aromatic veggies and herbs that are sautéed as the start of many Latin/Caribbean dishes like beans and stews.) “Ropa Vieja” properly translates to “old clothes” because this dish was created using leftovers. Just like the iconic Cuban sandwich, it’s a classic!