Ropa Vieja

By
Ropa Vieja
Havana Central

This traditional Cuban dish is true to its English translation of "old clothes," because of the tender chunks of shredded beef that resemble torn clothing.

4
Servings
1096
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 Pounds flank or skirt steak
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced into coins
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 1 large Spanish onion, cut into quarters
  • 1 large Spanish onion, julienned
  • 1 large red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 large green bell pepper, julienned
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 1/2 Cups tomato, crushed
  • Dash of red-wine vinegar
  • 1 Cup beef stock
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper

Directions

In a large stock pot, combine the water, flank steak, bay leaves, sliced carrots, and 1 spanish onion cut in four. Cook at a medium heat for 1 ½ hours or until meat is tender to a fork.

Reserve some of the stock from the pot and strain the rest. Let the steak cool and shred. In a large skillet over medium heat add the olive oil, garlic, peppers, and the julienned onions and cook until translucent. Add the shredded steak, crushed tomato, beef stock, and red-wine vinegar. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cook all of the ingredients together for 1 hour. Serve over white rice. 
 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
72g
100%
Sugar
10g
N/A
Saturated Fat
25g
100%
Cholesterol
295mg
98%
Protein
95g
100%
Carbs
20g
7%
Vitamin A
385µg
43%
Vitamin B12
11µg
100%
Vitamin B6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C
106mg
100%
Vitamin D
0.5µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
4mg
21%
Vitamin K
32µg
40%
Calcium
83mg
8%
Fiber
5g
20%
Folate (food)
72µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
72µg
18%
Iron
9mg
50%
Magnesium
126mg
32%
Monounsaturated
37g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
25mg
100%
Phosphorus
749mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
1860mg
53%
Riboflavin (B2)
1mg
83%
Sodium
519mg
22%
Thiamin (B1)
0.4mg
26.6%
Trans
3g
N/A
Zinc
28mg
100%