Slow Cooker Ropa ViejoSubmitted by: BETTYBUFFCHICK
IntroductionThe name for this excellent meat stew literally means "old clothes", a reference to the way the beef strands in the sauce. The name for this excellent meat stew literally means "old clothes", a reference to the way the beef strands in the sauce.
1 1/2 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp ground cumin
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp table salt
1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
1/4 tsp cayenne papper, or more to taste
3 pounds raw flank steak, trimmed of any fat
2 medium red onions, thinly sliced into rings
2 large red bell peppers, seeded and chopped
2 medium apples, cored and shredded w/grater
3 medium stalk celery, thinly sliced
3 medium garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
Cover and cook on low until the meat if fork tender, about 8 hours.
Transfer the meat to a cutting board, set aside for 10 minutes. Shred the meat with two forks pulling it into strands along the grain. Return to the slow cooker, stir in cilantro and serve.
Yields about 1 1/4 cups per serving.
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNYLOUPOOPOO.