Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja, or “old clothes” describes this colorful mixture of braised shredded meat, onions and bell peppers.

Serves: 6
20 mins Prep time 1 hr 15 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
1 hr 15 mins Cook time
  • Sprinkle steak with 1 teaspoon of the Seasoning. Place in large saucepot. Add enough water to cover steak. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook 45 minutes or until meat is tender. Transfer meat to platter. Cool slightly then shred meat. Set aside

  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until tender. Add bell pepper and shredded meat; cook and stir 5 minutes

  • Stir in tomato sauce, wine, bay leaf and remaining 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons Seasoning. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in pimientos. Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired. Serve with cooked rice

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 283Calories: 283Cholesterol: 48mg
  • Sodium: 392mgProtein: 25g
  • Total Fat: 16gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 9g