Ropa Vieja (Shredded Beef) Recipe Below. Enjoy!
Ropa Vieja Recipe ( Shredded Beef Recipe)
-1 Pound skirt steak
-3 Garlic cloves or already diced garlic
-1 Can of tomato sauce
-1/4 of an onion
-2 Cups of water
-1 Sazon Goya Packet
-3 Tbs of home made sofrito or frozen recaito goya
-1/4 of a green pepper
-1 Tbs of sweet red peppers (In bottle)
-1 Cup of white cooking wine
-1 Tsp of oregano
-1 Tsp of adobo
-1 Tsp of complete seasoning
Pour 2 cups of water in a pot( add more water if needed). Turn stove temperature to high heat. Once the water comes to a boil place steak inside.Then, Turn down the temperature to medium heat. Let boil for 40 minutes or until tender.
The steak should look like this
Now start to shred the beef apart. You can use your hands or a fork
I decided to use a fork! It will save you a lot of time.
The shredded beef should look like this
With the stove on medium heat, Place a Tsp of cooking oil in a pot.
Right after mixing it, add 3 Tsp of home made sofrito (go to “how to’s for recipe) or frozen recatio
Also add 1 Tsp of oregano and mix together
Now add the can of tomato sauce
Now add 1 cup of white cooking wine. This gives it so much flavor!
For extra flavor add 1 Tsp of complete seasoning
And add 1 Tsp of adobo
Let simmer on low heat for about 15 minutes
Here you have it! Ropa vieja at its best:) your friends and family will love this recipe! Serve with a side of rice with sweet plantains and beans.