Ropa Vieja Crockpot Recipe

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Cathy @mexicanappetizersandmore.com

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@Cathy71

This Ropa Vieja Crockpot Recipe is comfort food at its best.  Made with beef, tomatoes, olives, peppers and onions, smoky spices and cooked in a tomato sauce.  Serve with white rice and smoky stewed black beans.  Yum!

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    beef chuck (flank steak, london broil or skirt steak) thinly sliced
  • 1
    large onion (sliced)
  • 1
    green bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1
    red or yellow bell pepper (sliced)
  • 3
    roma tomatoes (cut into strips)
  • 1
    jalapeno (optional if you would like a little heat) chopped
  • 10
    garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro (coarsely chopped)
  • 2 c
    chicken or beef broth
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 1-2
    bay leaves
  • 1 (16) oz
    can crushed tomatoes
  • (6) oz
    tomato paste
  • 1
    small jar of red roasted pepper strips
  • 2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 2 tsp
    cumin
  • 1
    packet of sazon (found in the international aisle)
  • 1 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp
    adobo (optional) found in the international aisle
  • 1/2 c
    olives (rinsed, drained and cut in half)
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    lime (cut into wedges to sprinkle over ropa vieja once cooked)

How to Make Ropa Vieja Crockpot Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut meat into thin strips. Season with salt and adobo if using.



    Can brown meat in a heavy skillet with a few tablespoons of oil if you would like, I normally just add most of the ingredients together to slow cooker.
  2. Add all ingredients to slow cooker on high for 4 hours or set to low for 6 hours except cilantro and olives.
  3. After 4 hours stir in cilantro and olives.
  4. Serve with white rice. Traditionally also served with stewed black beans.

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About Ropa Vieja Crockpot Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Cuban




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