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 recipe to have.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
8 Hr

Ingredients

4
cubanelle peppers, seeded and sliced
2 c
sliced onions
2 can(s)
(8 oz each) tomato sauce
1/2 c
tomato paste
1 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 alcaparrado (use goya) or 2/3 cup pimiento-stuffed olives plus 2 tbsp chopped capers
2/3 c
chopped cilantro

Step-By-Step

1Mix all ingredients except steak, alcaparrado and cilantro in a 3 1/2 quart or larger slow-cooker.
2Top with steak; turn steak over to coat with mixture.
3Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours until steak is very tender.
4Transfer steak to cutting board.
5Remove 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