Crockpot Ropa Vieja with Cuban Style Rice

Source: paleomg.com
Course: Dinner
Preperation time: 10min
Cooking Time: 8h
Serves: 8

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Ingredients

Protein (g) Carbs (g) Fat (g) Energy (KCal)
2 Pound(s) Chuck Roast 30 30 0 0 11 11 215 215
1 Fresh Red Bell Pepper, Thinly Sliced 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Ounce(s) Diced Tomatoe(s) 0 0 3 3 0 0 13 13
1 Fresh Yellow Onion, Thinly Sliced 0 0 1 1 1 1 18 18
1 Tablespoon Dried Thyme 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
3 Tablespoon(s) Capers, Drained 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1 Tablespoon Dried Oregano 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
4 Fresh Garlic Clove, Peeled 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
1 To Taste Salt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 To Taste Pepper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Fresh Bay Leaves 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
1 Head Cauliflower, Stems Removed and Roughly Chopped 1 1 4 4 0 0 18 18
2 Tablespoon(s) Cumin 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 6
3 Slice(s) Bacon 0 0 0 0 3 3 27 27
1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1 Teaspoon Onion Powder 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
1 Fresh Yellow Bell Pepper, Thinly Sliced 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 6
10 Ounce(s) Tomato Sauce(s) 1 1 7 7 0 0 36 36
Total: Approximate Nutrition Info, Per Serving: 34 19 16 350
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Instructions

For the ropa vieja

For the Cuban rice

Instructions

  1. Pull out your handy dandy crock pot.
  2. Add your onions and peppers to the bottom of the crockpot.
  3. Plop your chuck roast on top and cut 4 deep slices into the chuck roast and push your garlic cloves into the roast.
  4. Now add all your spices and salt and pepper.Then add your tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, capers, and bay leaf to the rest of the crockpot.
  5. Place on low for 6-8 hours or high for 5-7 hours.
  6. When your ropa vieja is almost done, it’s time to cook your rice
  7. Add your chopped cauliflower to a food processor with the shredding attachment. And rice all the cauliflower up.
  8. Add your diced bacon to a large saucepan and cook down up bacon has browned and cooked almost completely through.
  9. Then add your cauliflower, tomato sauce and spices to the saucepan. Mix thoroughly then cover.
  10. Let cook for about 10-12 minutes, stirring randomly to help incorporate all the flavors.
  11. Once your ropa vieja is done cooking, use a couple fork to shred your beef in the crockpot. Serve ropa vieja on top of cuban cauliflower rice
  12. Consume. A lot. Like Laura and I just did.
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