Ropa Vieja Especial

Ropa Vieja Especial

Preparation Time10 mins Cooking Time210 mins Makes 8 servings

Rice, shredded beef brisket, and freshly sliced peppers are soaked in a blanket of tasty tomato sauce in our irresistible Ropa Vieja Especial beef recipe.

Ingredients List
  1. 2 lbs. boneless beef brisket
  2. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  3. 2 large red and/or green bell peppers, sliced
  4. 1 large onion,  sliced
  5. 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  6. 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  7. 2 Knorr® Beef flavor Bouillon Cube(s)
  8. 2 cups water
  9. 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce



1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Season steak with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large oven-proof saucepot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Brown beef well on all sides. Remove and set aside.

2. Cook red peppers and onion about 5 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Add jalapenos and garlic and cook about 30 seconds. Return beef to pot and add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover and place saucepot in oven for 3 hours or until beef is very tender.

3. Remove brisket from pot and shred meat with fork. Return shredded meat to pot with sauce and simmer about 15 minutes. Serve over hot cooked rice or in tortillas.