Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja- shredded beef flavored with lots of onions, bell pepper, garlic, and spices plus green olives. It's a great slow cooker beef recipe for when you want something a little different.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Keyword beef, flank steak, slow cooker beef
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 6hours
2mediumonions,halved and thinly sliced
2red bell peppers,sliced into 1/2-inch wide strips
1 1/2teaspoonsdried oregano
salt and pepper
1/2chicken bouillon cube,crumbled
1tablespoondistilled white vinegar
3/4cupgreen olives with pimentos
cilantro and rice for serving
Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large nontick skillet. Add onion and peppers and cook for 7 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add garlic and cook one more minute.
Add tomato paste, cumin, oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Stir the tomato paste into the onion and peppers and cook for 1 minute.Transfer to a 6-quart slow cooker.
Add soy sauce, bay leaves, chicken bouillon, and water to the slow cooker.
Season the flank steak with salt and pepper and add it to the slow cooker. Spoon some of the tomato mixture on top of it.Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.
Discard bay leaves. Shred meat with 2 forks. Stir in vinegar and olives. Check for seasoning and add more salt and pepper if desired.
This recipe originally appeared on spicysouthernkitchen.com