Ropa Vieja: The Tonti Tica Version


1 can diced tomatoes with chiles or more marinated thin sliced breakfast steak (canola oil, worchestshire, salt, pepper)–add the marinade

A diced red pepper

An onion, halved and thinly sliced

2 minced garlic cloves

Cadlo de pollo (or powdered chicken boullion) approx 1 tablespoon or a cube

1 Sazón packet

1 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon Cumin

1 teaspoon Paprika

1/4 teaspoon Chipotle powder

Enough water to cover all but an inch or two of the contents.


Load all ingredients into a slow cooker. Cook on low 6-8 hours or high 3-4 hours. Once done, break the meat apart into pieces with a fork. Serve over rice or potatoes.

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