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Ropa Vieja a la Cubana

Prep:
15 m
Cook:
4 h 0 m
Ready in:
4 h 15 m
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This famous Cuban dish features thin strands of shredded beef in a rich and flavorful sauce of tomatoes and bell peppers!
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 6
Vegetable oil
1 tbsp
Flank steak  
2 pounds
Beef broth  
1 cup
Tomato sauce  
1 can (8 oz)
Onion, small, minced 
1
Bell pepper, green, seedless and sliced 
1
Garlic
2 cloves, chopped
Tomato paste
1 can (6 oz)
Ground cumin
1 tsp
Fresh cilantro
1 tsp, chopped
Olive oil
1 tbsp
White vinegar  
1 tbsp
DIRECTIONS
  1. Take a big skillet and add vegetable oil. Heat the skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Place the flank steak into the skillet and broil it for about 4 mins on each side until it gets brown.
  3. Place the flank steak into a Crock-Pot and add all the other ingredients (from beef broth to white vinegar). Stir the mixture well.
  4.  Cover the mixture and cook it for about hours on high or for about 10 hours on low.
  5. When Ropa Vieja is ready, shred the beef and serve it with rice or tortillas.
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