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Cuban Shredded Beef – Ropa Vieja

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Cuban Shredded Beef - Ropa Vieja

Once you have experienced this recipe, there is no turning back. The flavours are amazing.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Cuban
Keyword: Beef
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 210kcal



  • Combine the flank steak, water, garlic, carrot, onion, and bell pepper in a large pot and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer covered for 2 hours.
  • Remove the meat and allow to cool, reserving 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid.
  • Pound the meat with a mallet or back of a large knife to separate it onto stringy fibres.
  • Combine with the sofrito, reserved broth, peas, pimientos, salt, and pepper in a large skillet and cook over high heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Serve with white rice.


Sodium: 142mg | Sugar: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 128mg | Cholesterol: 44mg | Calories: 210kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 21g | Carbohydrates: 7g