Crockpot Ropa Vieja Meal Prep

ropa vieja meal prep

A thick Cuban inspired beef stew made by simmering tomatoes and peppers with flank steak and then shredding the beef. Serve as a stew, or use to top cauliflower rice. This beef stew is freezable, so enjoy some now and freeze to have healthy meals on hand later.

ropa vieja meal prep

Whole30 Crockpot Ropa Vieja Meal Prep Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 pounds flank steak

2 teaspoons sea salt

Black pepper, to taste

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 onions, sliced in long strips

2 bell peppers, sliced in long strips

2 tablespoons cumin

2 tablespoons paprika

1 tablespoon oregano

¼ teaspoon cayenne

2 cans diced tomatoes

2 cups chicken broth

¾ cup pitted green olives, sliced

2 teaspoons white wine vinegar

Gluten Free Crockpot Ropa Vieja Meal Prep

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Crockpot Ropa Vieja Meal Prep
A thick Cuban inspired beef stew made by simmering tomatoes and peppers with flank steak, and then shredding the beef. Serve as a stew, or use to top cauliflower rice. This beef stew is freezable, so enjoy some now and freeze to have healthy meals on hand later.
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Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Brazilian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3-6 hours
Servings
meals
Ingredients
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Brazilian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3-6 hours
Servings
meals
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, bring to high heat and add olive oil and flank steak.
  2. Season the steak with sea salt and pepper, and sear until browned on all sides
  3. Add the flank steak whole into the crockpot.
  4. In the same skillet, add the onions, garlic and peppers, and saute until softened. Add to the crockpot.
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients to the crockpot as well, and slow cook on low for 5-6 hours, or on high for at least 3 hours.
  6. To speed up cooking time, boil the broth and diced tomatoes prior to adding them to the crockpot.
  7. Serve as a stew, or on top of a bed of cauliflower rice.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition for 1 out of 6 servings:

36.5g Protein | 16.8g Carbs | 20g Fat | 4.5g Fiber | 400 Calories

Notes:

Traditionally, Ropa Vieja is served with rice, black beans, and fried plantains. All are great serving options to add to the side of this dish if not whole30 compliant. 

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