A Sassy Spoon

The Best Cuban-Style Fall Recipes

Roasted Butternut Squash + Turkey Picadillo Lettuce Wraps


Flavorful and easy-to-make lettuce wraps made with Cuban-style turkey picadillo and roasted butternut squash with bacon.

Chorizo Mushroom Sweet Potato Hash


A healthy, comforting sweet potato hash made with crumbled Mexican chorizo, and portobello mushrooms. Paleo and Whole30 compliant!

Carne con Papas (Cuban Beef Stew)


Carne con papas is a classic Cuban beef stew recipe slow-cooked with succulent beef chunks and tender potatoes in a flavorful beef-tomato broth. 

Ajiaco Cubano (Cuban Country-Style Stew)


Ajiaco Cubano is a traditional Cuban country-style stew that's hearty, flavorful, and the perfect cozy meal. 

Cuban Chicken Soup with Malanga (Sopa de Pollo)


Learn how to make Sopa de Pollo or Cuban-style Chicken Soup at home in under 1 hour with this easy step-by-step recipe.

Cuban Roast Pork (Lechon Asado)


Cuban roast pork (aka lechon asado) marinated in a flavorful homemade garlic-citrus marinade and slow-roasted to perfection!

3-Ingredient Roasted Butternut Squash 


A simple savory roasted butternut squash tossed in bacon fat with crisp pieces of bacon. A healthy, easy to make side dish made with just 3 ingredients!

Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze


Moist, tender, baked ham made with a rum brown sugar glaze which adds a hint of incredible caramelized, sweetness. Perfect for the holidays or any day of the week!

Flan de Calabaza (Easy Pumpkin Flan)


In the spirit of Fall, I’m giving creamy, custardy classic flan a pumpkin twist! All the flavors of pumpkin pie without the crust!

Baked Apple Empanadas


Baked apple empanadas are dessert empanadas made with a buttery brown sugar apple filling and drizzled with a spiced rum icing. It's basically apple pie on the go!