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No Fuss Ropa Vieja (Pressure Cooker)

Not quite authentic, but a great no fuss alternative to the awesomely delicious dish named Ropa Vieja. Serve next to rice or use as a filling in flour tortillas. This has WOW taste, great texture and is so, so satisfying.

No Fuss Ropa Vieja (Pressure Cooker)
No Fuss Ropa Vieja (Pressure Cooker)

10 servings
271 calories per serving

1 c beef broth
1/4 c sherry vinegar
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
1 large onion, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
15 oz. can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 T ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste
3 lb. flank steak, trimmed of fat, each steak cut into thirds
1/2 c cilantro, chopped
10 flour tortillas, heated in oven or microwave

Place beef in pot. Mix broth, vinegar, celery, onion, pepper, tomatoes and spices and pour over the beef. Cover and 1 1/2 hours on high pressure. Let naturally cool down. Place meat on a large platter and let cool 10 minutes then using 2 forks, shred it well. Place it back in the pot with the cilantro and let sit 10 minutes. Serve with tortillas.

Herbed Flank Steak

The red wine really helps tenderize this steak – it was so very delicious. Serve with Sauteed Peppers and Onions for a great meal. Leftovers make a great addition to a cold salad – just slice thinly and toss with greens and dressing.

Herbed Flank Steak
Herbed Flank Steak

8 servings
221 calories per serving

2 lb. flank steak
¼ c Dijon mustard
¼ c dry red wine
1 large shallot, finely chopped
2 T oil
2 T fresh basil
1 T fresh oregano
1 T fresh thyme
1 t salt
½ t pepper
½ t garlic powder

Score meat with diagonal, shallow cuts and place in a zip loc. Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour into the bag, mix around well, seal and refrigerate 4-24 hours. Heat grill and cook meat 9 minutes each side or until desired doneness. Slice thinly across the grain.

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