Ropa Vieja in a Slow Cooker

Ropa Vieja in a Slow Cooker

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"This is a delicious pot roast with peppers and onions. Just like at the Cuban restaurants in the malls! "
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Ingredients

7 h 45 m servings 291 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.1g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 19.7 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 179 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Pierce the beef roast to tenderize it and let the flavors in, and place it into a slow cooker with the garlic, red bell peppers, green bell peppers, yellow onions and sweet onions. Stir in the tomato paste and red wine vinegar. Sprinkle with the garlic powder, seasoned salt, salt, and ground black pepper.
  2. Cover, and cook on Low until the beef is tender, 7 to 8 hours. Remove beef, and shred into long strands using two forks. Return the meat to the slow cooker and combine with the vegetables.
  3. Cook on Low until the meat and vegetables are very tender, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

This is my recipe, except for all the changes they made, no water is added, and 1/4 cup red wine vinegar or dry wine should be added, and the peppers and onions should be added much sooner, to a...

Most helpful critical review

As per author of the recipe, used red wine instead of water. Used a 'Bavette' (Flap) Beef and after 7 hrs, it came out quite tender. Wasn't crazy about the taste as it mostly tasted of the tomat...

This is my recipe, except for all the changes they made, no water is added, and 1/4 cup red wine vinegar or dry wine should be added, and the peppers and onions should be added much sooner, to a...

So glad I read your review before I made this. Your way sounded much better and was delicious. Sorry they messed with your recipe....

I made this recipe using the red wine vinegar instead of water as NCBaking suggested. It was excellent and my roommate who is cuban thought the same! I will definitely make this one again soon.

I made it like the reviewer (the owner of the recipe) said to make it and my husband and I really liked it. This was something good to eat that was different from your traditional pot roast (whi...

This recipe was revised by the Allrecipes staff at the submitter's request on 9/10/2009.

Great recipe! As per other reviews, the more garlic the better. We put the Ropa Vieja on tortillas last night and are going to eat the rest on rice for dinner tonight. My wife cut up some fre...

I add a can of tomatoes instead of paste. I prefer the whole tomatoes; just add the entire can, juice and all. That is usually all the liquid required. If I don't have whole tomatoes, I just ...

One of my new favorite things to make. Super easy & tasty! I serve over rice or couscous.