Cuban Ropa Vieja

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 pounds beef flank steak
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1-8 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced into strips
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1-6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Directions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the flank steak on each side, about 4 minutes per side.
  2. Transfer beef to a slow cooker. Pour in the beef broth and tomato sauce, then add the onion, bell pepper, garlic, tomato paste, cumin, cilantro, olive oil and vinegar. Stir until well blended. Cover, and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for up to 10 hours. When ready to serve, shred meat and serve with rice.

Enjoy!

 

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