Cuban Ropa Vieja

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 271.3
  • Total Fat: 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.7 mg
  • Sodium: 935.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 26.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    2 pounds beef flank steak
    1 cup beef broth
    1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
    1 small onion, sliced
    1 green bell pepper, seeded and sliced into strips
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 tablespoon white vinegar


1.Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the flank steak on each side, about 4 minutes per side.

2.Transfer beef to a slow cooker. Pour in the beef broth and tomato sauce, then add the onion, bell pepper, garlic, tomato paste, cumin, cilantro, olive oil and vinegar. Stir until well blended. Cover, and cook on High for 4 hours, or on Low for up to 10 hours. When ready to serve, shred meat and serve with rice and black beans.

Serving Size: 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPNGYSGURL.

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