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Ropa Vieja

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“I got this from one of Jeff Smith's "Frugal Gourmet" cookbooks seveal years ago. Pretty easy to make. Nice weekend meal in place of standard pot roast.”
READY IN:
3hrs 20mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Season meat with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large pot and brown meat well on both sides.
  3. Add water. Cover and simmer over low heat 2 ½ hours
  4. Allow meat to cool, covered, in pan juices. Shred meat and set aside in a bowl with pan juices.
  5. Heat remaining oil in large pot.
  6. Sauté onions and garlic apx 2 minute (do not let garlic brown).
  7. Add green pepper. Sauté apx 2 minute longer. Add tomato sauce, salt, bay leaf, wine and meat with pan juices.
  8. Cover. Simmer over low heat 20 minute
  9. Remove bay leaf.
  10. Serve over rice.

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