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Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja
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Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

This Ropa Vieja is a Cuban dish that will kick your tastebuds into gear with its delicious array of flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Caribbean, Cuban
Keyword: Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Paleo, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 348kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 15 ounces crushed tomatoes can
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 jalapeño minced
  • 2 pounds flank steak slice the width of the flank and not the length
  • 2 red bell peppers chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup black olives pitted and chopped
  • green onions chopped, for garnish


  • Add all ingredients, except the olives, in your slow cooker and stir to coat. Cover and cook over low heat for 8 hours, or until beef is tender.
  • When beef is tender, remove and shred with 2 forks. Add back to the pot and stir in the olives. Serve over rice if desired.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 380mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8