Ropa Vieja (cuban stew)Submitted by: NELSONX5
2 - 1 lb. flank steaks, trimmed
2 medium onions,sliced
1 large red bell pepper, sliced into strips
1 large green bell pepper, sliced into strips
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp salt
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
6 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
3 cups beef broth
1 Tbsp. tomato paste
2 bay leaves
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
procedure with cooking spray and remaining steak.
Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, bell peppers, and garlic to pan, cook 7 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Stir in next 5 ingredients; cook 30 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in vinegar, scraping pan to loosen browned bits; cook for 2 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates. Stir on broth, tomato paste, and bay leaves. Add steaks; bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 1 1/2 hours or until steaks shred with a fork.
Remove steaks from pan; shred with two forks. Stir shredded beef and cilantro into pan. Yield: 8 3/4 cup servings
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NELSONX5.