Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja


"Ropa Vieja translates as 'old clothes'. Serve over rice or fill a warm tortilla with meat and garnish with sour cream and avocado slices."


3 h 20 m servings 559 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 559 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 40.9 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 34.3 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 138 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 599 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven, over medium high heat. Add beef and brown meat on all sides. Reduce heat, add onion and cook until soft but not browned. Add onion soup mix, wine, water and picante sauce. Bring to boil
  3. Cover and place in preheated oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Check occasionally to make sure there is sufficient liquid in bottom of pan; add more wine if necessary. Before serving shred beef.
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  1. 80 Ratings


WONDERFUL! This recipe is fantastic. We made it in the crockpot (low temp for 10-12 hours) and the beef was so tender. We've made it several times now, and this last time found me without Lipton...

This is my go to recipe when we can not decide what to have. Very rich and flavorful. I have made it in the oven and stovetop, the stovetop version comes out better for some reason.

This is very good. I tweaked the recipe a bit after reading some reviews. I carmelized a yellow onion with three cloves of garlic. Then I seared the chuck roast (i used 2lbs). I added 1/4 red wi...

This is a nice change from your average pot roast recipe. At first I wasn't too sure about using wine with salsa, but our family ended up loving it. I've made some changes too, subbed 1 can r...

Excellent cooked in a crock pot for tortilla filling.

Great taste! I used rotel instead of salsa adn it was great! Also good without wine!

Needs more spice! I've been on the lookout for a good shredded beef (for tacos) recipe for a LONG time. I've tried them all - Mijo's slow cooker shredded beef, Charley's slow cooker Mexican styl...

The recipe was very easy to put together. I used a mixture of beef and pork and served it with rice and a spicy southwestern slaw. A spicy lime mayonnaise on the top with diced tomato and avoc...

Hubby came home with some thick slabs of skirt steak and I needed a long slow recipe for them. This was the ticket! I had homemade salsa so I used that with 2 pkts of soup mix. I did not use the...