Ropa Vieja is a Cuban dish made with shredded beef in a tomato-based sauce.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, cook onion, sweet peppers, and garlic in hot oil over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add shredded beef, undrained tomatoes, jalapeno pepper (if using), vinegar, cumin, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice.

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Nutrition Facts

238 calories; protein 20.1g 40% DV; carbohydrates 25g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.9g 16% DV; sugars 5.5g; fat 6.3g 10% DV; saturated fat 1.5g 8% DV; cholesterol 33.3mg 11% DV; vitamin a iu 976.6IU 20% DV; vitamin c 49.8mg 83% DV; folate 31.4mcg 8% DV; calcium 49.9mg 5% DV; iron 2.3mg 13% DV; magnesium 54.5mg 20% DV; potassium 439.4mg 12% DV; sodium 131.7mg 5% DV.