Margarita's Cuban Ropa Vieja

"A unique Cuban dish literally translated as 'Old Clothes' because the finely shredded flank steak resembles a pile of laundry...My favorite Cuban dish to include in the Holidays or just to show off Cuban Cuisine."
 
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Margarita's Cuban Ropa Vieja created by miamimamas
Ready In:
2hrs
Ingredients:
12
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Brown the flank steak and then transfer to crock pot or deep roast pan.
  • Sautee' green peppers and when softened, add onion, and garlic and seaxonings.
  • Once softened, add tomatoes. Stir together and pour over flank steak.
  • Add red wine to mixture and stir inches Flank steak should now be fully submerged in the sauce.
  • Cover and heat to boiling. Reduce afterwards to simmer and cook for an hour, occasionally stirring the Ropa Vieja.
  • After an hour, remove the meat from the liquid and let sit for ten minutes.
  • Taking two forks, create super stringy strips out of the flank steak by scraping and moving the forks through the meat. The meat will naturally separate into stringy pieces.
  • Return the stringy flank steak back to the liquid,.
  • Add raisins, green olives and sugar. Simmer covered another twenty minutes.
  • Serve on a bed of rice. http://www.cubancuisine.co.uk.

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  1. Deborah G.
    You mention a crock pot. I wondered how long you might want to cook in in there?
     
  2. miamimamas
    Margarita's Cuban Ropa Vieja Created by miamimamas
  3. miamimamas
    A unique Cuban dish literally translated as 'Old Clothes' because the finely shredded flank steak resembles a pile of laundry...My favorite Cuban dish to include in the Holidays or just to show off Cuban Cuisine.
     

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