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Ropa Vieja Especial

Rice, shredded beef brisket, and freshly sliced peppers are soaked in a blanket of tasty tomato sauce in our irresistible Ropa Vieja Especial beef recipe.
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  • 2 lbs. boneless beef brisket
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 large red and/or green bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 large onion,  sliced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 Knorr® Beef flavor Bouillon Cube(s)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce



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All recipes have been analyzed for their nutrient content by Registered Dietitians using Genesis® R&D Food Development and Labeling Software.

  • 1 Preheat oven to 325°F. Season steak with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large oven-proof saucepot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Brown beef well on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  • 2 Cook red peppers and onion about 5 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Add jalapenos and garlic and cook about 30 seconds. Return beef to pot and add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover and place saucepot in oven for 3 hours or until beef is very tender.
  • 3 Remove brisket from pot and shred meat with fork. Return shredded meat to pot with sauce and simmer about 15 minutes. Serve over hot cooked rice or in tortillas.