How to Make Ropa Vieja (shredded beef)
This video will show you how to make Ropa Vieja, also known as Shredded Beef. Follow these easy steps to make Ropa Vieja (Shredded Beef): You will need: 3 lbs flank steak 12 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 large onions diced 1 large green bell pepper, cored seeded and diced 1 large red bell pepper, cored seeded and diced 4 tablespoons crushed garlic 2-15 ounce cans tomato sauce pinch of cumin powder 2 tablespoons oregano 1 cup vino seco (dry white wine) 1-15 ounce can sweet early peas (low sodium) 1-4 ounce bottle diced pimentos, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste Place the beef in a large pot and boil. Allow to cool and shred. Add the rest of the ingredients into a large pot along with the shredded beef. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-35 minutes.