Ropa Vieja Recipe

Ropa Vieja is an irresistible side dish that you simply can't resist. Try this Ropa Vieja dish; I am sure you will have a huge fan following for this one!


CourseInterest Group


 Rump roast2 Pound
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Bay leaf1
 Coarse black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Oil3 Tablespoon
 Chopped onion1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Green peppers2 , chopped
 Tomatoes3 , peeled and chopped
 Instant garlic powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oregano leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 430 Calories from Fat 201

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 652.1 mg27.2%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g9%

Sugars 4.1 g

Protein 48 g96.1%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 83.8%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Put meat in saucepan.
Add water, bay leaf, black pepper and 2 tsp.of salt.
Simmer until meat is very tender, about 3 hours.
With a fork, pull meat apart into strings.
Heat oil, saute' onions until golden.
Add remaining ingredients, including meat, and 3/4 tsp.salt.
Simmer 30 minutes, or until most of the moisture is gone.
Serve over fluffy rice.