Ropa Vieja

This easy recipe is a Cuban dish made with shredded beef cooked with onions, peppers, olives, tomato sauce, and spices like cumin and oregano.

What Is Ropa Vieja?

Season the beef with salt, Sazón, cumin, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper.

Season the Beef

Sauté the onions, bell peppers, and garlic for 3 to 4 minutes, until softened.

Sauté the Peppers

Add the meat, carrots, olives, bay leaves, and cilantro, and pour the tomato sauce over the mixture.

Make the Tomato Sauce

Put the lid on and cook on high pressure. Once done, unplug the pot and do a natural release.


Shred the beef, discard the bay leaves, and top with more cilantro if desired.

Shred the Beef

Serve over rice, or add the meat to tacos, quesadillas, or burritos.


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