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16 INGREDIENTS10 STEPS3HR

Cuban Ropa Veija

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This Cuban Ropa Veija is an old family recipe. Full of history, and full of and flavor!

3HR

Total Cooking Time

16

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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8
Serves 8
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3 lb
Beef Rump Roast
1 tsp
to taste
Water
1 pckg
Red Chili Peppers , deseeded, roughly chopped
1
Green Bell Pepper , deseeded, roughly chopped
1
Yellow Onion , roughly chopped
10 stalks
Scallions , trimmed, chopped
2 handfuls
2 heads
Garlic , peeled
2 Tbsp
Lard
3/4 cup
Tomato Sauce
to taste
Jacobsen® Sea Salt
1 tsp
Ground Cumin
1 tsp
Adobo Seasoning
1 tsp
Badia Complete Seasoning®
to taste
White Rice , cooked
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Step 1
Cut Beef Rump Roast (3 lb) into 2-inch chunks.
Step 2
Place meat into a pot and cover it with Water (to taste) . Add Salt (1 tsp) . Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer and cover for 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Step 3
Into a food processor, add Red Chili Peppers (1 pckg) , Green Bell Pepper (1) , Yellow Onion (1) , Scallions (10 stalks) , Fresh Cilantro (2 handfuls) , and Garlic (2 heads) . Pulse until well combined. Cover and place in fridge until ready to use.
Step 4
Using two forks, shred the beef.
Step 5
Into a cast-iron skillet, add Lard (2 Tbsp) and allow to warm up. Add 1/4 cup of the blended vegetable mixture.
Step 6
Add Tomato Sauce (3/4 cup) and stir to combine over a low-medium heat.
Step 7
Add the meat back into the skillet, stirring to cover in sauce. If the mixture is getting too dry, add some of the broth from the pot used to cook the meat.
Step 8
Season with Jacobsen® Sea Salt (to taste) , Ground Cumin (1 tsp) , Adobo Seasoning (1 tsp) , and Badia Complete Seasoning® (1 tsp) . Mix well.
Step 9
Reduce to a simmer and cook for another 10-15 minutes, adding more broth if desired.
Step 10
Serve over a bed of White Rice (to taste) . Enjoy!

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