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ROPA VIEJA "Old Clothe"- Shredded Beef

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Ingredients
  Flank steak 3 Pound
  Water 12 Cup (192 tbs)
  Bay leaf 2 Large
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Green bell pepper 1 Large, cored, seeded and diced
  Red bell pepper 1 Large, cored, seeded and diced
  Garlic 4 Tablespoon, crushed
  Tomato juice 30 Ounce (2 15-ounce cans)
  Cumin powder 1 Pinch
  Oregano 2 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Low sodium sweet early peas 15 Ounce (1 15-ounce can)
  Diced pimentos 4 Ounce (1 4-ounce bottle)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon (or to taste)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (or to taste)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon (or as required)
Directions

MAKING
1) Put the beef in a large pot.
2) Cover with the water and add 1 bay leaf and salt.
3) Bring the contents to a boil, reduce the heat and let the meat simmer for about 60-90 minutes, till it is tender.
4) Remove the meat and set it aside to cool.
5) Once cool enough to handle, shred it.
6) In a pot, put the olive oil and sauté the onion, green bell pepper and red bell pepper.
7) Add the garlic, mix and then add the beef. Mix well and cook for about 1 minute.
8) Add the tomato sauce, dry white wine, oregano, the second bay leaf and cumin. Mix well and continue to cool. Add salt and pepper.
9) Bring the ingredients to a boil, stirring as required.
10) Add the peas and pimento. Mix well.
11) Reduce the heat to medium-low and let the ingredients cook for about 30 minutes.

SERVING
12) Transfer the preparation to a serving plate and serve while still hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Cuban
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Beef
Restriction: 
High Protein
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes

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