Slow Cooker Cuban Braised Beef

Slow Cooker Cuban Braised Beef

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If you’re okay with being tortured by these tantalizing smells all day, this recipe is always a winner. Zesty yet comforting, this slow cooker recipe will be an instant hit with your entire family.

— Shelby Kinnaird

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6
Servings
315
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 (14½ ounce) cans diced tomatoes with garlic and onions, drained
  • 2 Teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1½ Teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ Teaspoon “Hot Shot” pepper (blend of black and cayenne peppers)
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1 sweet onion, cut into eight wedges
  • 1½ Pound London broil or flank steak, cut crosswise into three pieces
  • 1 vocado, sliced
  • ¼ Cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions

Combine the tomatoes, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper in a slow cooker. Mix well and then add bell peppers and onion. Stir. Nestle the steak among the vegetables. Cook, covered, until the meat is tender, about 7-8 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high.

Shred the beef using two forks (right in the pot), then mix it back into the cooking liquid. Serve with avocado and cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
20g
29%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
34g
26%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
22µg
24%
Calcium, Ca
49mg
5%
Choline, total
21mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
18µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
29mg
9%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
115mg
16%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
652mg
43%
Water
58g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.