Flank Steak Stew (Ropa Vieja)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons.
  2. oil in skillet on medium, brown meat on all sides.
  3. Remove from skillet.
  4. Add remaining oil to skillet, stir in garlic, onion and green pepper and cook until translucent.
  5. Stir in black pepper, browned meat, tomato sauce, water& sofrito.
  6. Simmer until meat is tender and shreds easily, about 1 hour.
  7. Add capers midway.


Most Helpful

Kind of mixed this with Alejandro's recipe. I loved the use of sofrito, but I will leave the capers out next time. Carole of Orlando

carole in orlando December 20, 2002

the recipe has good flavor and texture. skirt steak was too expensive at the market, so i used brisket. this means i had to cook it for almost 5 hours to get the meat to a point where i could easily pull it into shreds. as the liquid kept reducing, i just added a little water.

scott miller February 04, 2002

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