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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.”
3hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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