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Cuban Ropa Vieja recipe – How to Make Cuban Shredded Beef

Ropa vieja is Cuban national dish. Named “old clothes” from its look, the exact origin of this meal is a mystery. A few sites suggest it was brought to Cuba from the Canary Islands, although no historical references to that exists.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hours 40 minutes

FROM OUR AMIGOS AT TASTE OF CUBA

Cuban Ropa Vieja

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons oil
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic or 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 ounce
  • 1 cup water
  • 6 ounces sofrito sauce

Author: Mike Gonzalez

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