Abuelita's Ropa Vieja

ragu Abuelitas Ropa Vieja recipe Recipe


6 servings

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 45 Minutes


2 pounds boneless beef brisket or flank steak, trimmed
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 medium green bell peppers, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 jar (1 lb. 10 oz.) Ragu® Old World Style® Margherita Smooth Pasta Sauce*
2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves, crushed
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 cup dry white wine or water
3 teaspoons Knorr® Beef flavor Bouillon, divided
1 cup water


Season brisket with 2 teaspoons Knorr® Beef flavor Bouillon.

Heat oil in 6-quart saucepot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat and brown brisket. Remove brisket and set aside.

Cook green peppers in same saucepot, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in remaining ingredients. Add brisket. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 3-1/2 hours or until brisket is tender.

Remove from heat. Remove brisket and cool slightly. Shred brisket with two forks, then return to in sauce mixture; heat through. Serve, if desired, over hot cooked rice.

Preparation time: 15 Minute(s)
Cook time: 45 Minute(s)


May 2009
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