Friday, February 24, 2012

Slow Cooker Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja Recipe from The Perfect Pantry

In this flavorful Slow Cooker Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja recipe flank steak is seasoned with Latin flavors and cooked until it's falling apart tender.

Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja Recipe from The Perfect Pantry found on
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(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and this Slow Cooker Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja is a perfect slow cooker dish.)

Flank steak is a versatile cut of meat, and in this recipe for Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja from The Perfect Pantry, it's cooked in the CrockPot until it's falling-apart tender and then served inside tortillas.  Ropa Vieja means "old clothes" in Spanish, and this type of shredded beef can also be served over beans or rice if you prefer.

Ingredients for this Slow Cooker Recipe:
  • flank steak
  • Ro*Tel tomatoes
  • onion
  • chili powder
  • ground cumin
  • Mexican oregano
  • salsa

Get the complete recipe for Cuban-Style Ropa Vieja from The Perfect Pantry

More Ideas for Beef in the Slow Cooker:
Use the Recipes-by-Photo Index Page for Beef to see all the Slow Cooker Beef Recipes that have been featured on this site.


  1. I made this Ropa Vieja using a beef roast that I had in the freezer. It was delicious and so easy! I added some minced garlic and extra green chili's to this recipe. Great over rice and in tortillas! I also used the leftovers in homemade enchiladas. YUM!

  2. This looks so good! What a great way to use flank steak.

  3. Dara, I agree. I really want to try it!


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