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Ropa Vieja

By Paula Deen
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lbs skirt steak
  • 1/8 cup pickled garlic
  • 1 sliced Spanish onion
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 (24 oz) can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 oz brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup ground cumin
  • 3 oz dried ancho chili puree

Directions

Brown both sides of skirt steak in a pan over medium-high heat.

Combine all ingredients in saucepan, except for the puree. Cover and simmer for 4 hours.

With spoon, break up meat while cooking. Add more liquid, if necessary.

Add the puree into the liquid during the last 15 to 30 minutes.

Serve hot in bowls.