Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

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Ropa vieja is a traditional dish in Cuba, and throughout the Caribbean. This yummy dish consists of shredded beef with a richly flavored tomato sauce and slow cooked vegetables. The dish can be braised, or cooked in an oven, but…

Ropa vieja is a traditional dish in Cuba, and throughout the Caribbean. This yummy dish consists of shredded beef with a richly flavored tomato sauce and slow cooked vegetables. The dish can be braised, or cooked in an oven, but for ease, we like to make the dish in a slow cooker. Serve the meat over rice, and have black beans on the side to complete the dish. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Prep Time

15 min

Total Time

8 hr 15 min

Yield

8 servings
  • 1 can Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes ( ~14 oz can - we like fire roasted for flavor, but normal is fine.)
  • 3 Tbsp Ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 clove Garlic ( minced)
  • 3 Bell Pepper ( sliced, use same color, or 3 different colors)
  • 1 Onion ( sliced)
  • 1/4 cup Sliced Pimiento Peppers
  • 2 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper ( omit for less spicy flavor)
  • 1 Leahy's Angus Beef Flank Steak ( 2 - 2.5# size)
  • 3 Tbsp Green Olives ( chopped)
  • Cilantro ( chopped for serving)
  • Lime ( cut into wedges for serving)

Directions

  • 1

    Add all ingredients except flank steak and olives to a 5-6 quart slow cooker, and stir to combine. Place the flank steak on top, put the cover on, and cook for 8 hours on low.

  • 2

    After 8 hours, remove the flank steak, and shred with 2 forks. Add the shredded meat and olives to the slow cooker, and stir. Serve over rice with cilantro and fresh squeezed lime juice on top. Enjoy!


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