Papa Rellena is a traditional croquette filled with a spicy ground beef mixture. Ground beef is stir-fried with onions, tomatoes, garlic, cumin, garlic and paprika. Hard boiled eggs and black olives are added.
Mashed potatoes are molded around a center of the meat mixture and formed like a potatoes. The Papa Rellena then is fried in oil and served with Salsa Criolla.