Slow Cooker Cuban Ropa Vieja Recipe

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Slow Cooker Cuban Ropa Vieja

JoAnna Eldredge

By
@revjoanna

I found this recipe online a while ago and it was an instant hit with my Latin familia!If you enjoy Cuban food done the easy way, this is a good recipe to have.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

8 Hr

Ingredients

4
cubanelle peppers, seeded and sliced
2 c
sliced onions
1 can(s)
(8 oz) tomato sauce
1/2 c
tomato paste
2 Tbsp
each olive oil, cider vinegar, and minced garlic
2 tsp
ground cumin
2
bay leaf
1 tsp
salt
2
boneless chuck steaks (3 lbs)
2/3 c
coarsely chopped alcaparado (i use goya) or 2/3 cup pimiento-stuffed olives plus 2 tbsp chopped capers
2/3 c
chopped cilantro

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix all ingredients except steak, alcaparrado and cilantro in a 3 1/2 quarter or larger slow-cooker.
2
Top with steak; turn steak over to coat with mixture.
3
Cover and cook on LOW 8-10 hours until steak is very tender.
4
Transfer steak to cutting board.
5
Remove and discard bay leaf. Tear steak in shreds using two forks. Return shreds to cooker; stir in alcaparrado and chopped cilantro and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork