Ingredients

(cooking time: 4 hours 15 mins; 6 servings)

  • Vegetable oil – 1 tbsp
  • Flank steak  – 2 pounds
  • Beef broth  – 1 cup
  • Tomato sauce  – 1 can (8 ounce)
  • 1 onion, small, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, green, seedless and sliced
  • Garlic – 2 cloves, chopped
  • Tomato paste – 1 can (6 ounce)
  • Ground cumin – 1 tsp
  • Fresh cilantro – 1 tsp, chopped
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • White vinegar  – 1 tbsp

Instructions

  • Take a big skillet and add vegetable oil. Heat the skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Place the flank steak into the skillet and broil it for about 4 mins on each side until it gets brown.
  • Place the flank steak into a Crock-Pot and add all the other ingredients (from beef broth to white vinegar). Stir the mixture well.
  •  Cover the mixture and cook it for about hours on high or for about 10 hours on low.
  • When Ropa Vieja is ready, shred the beef and serve it with rice or tortillas.
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