In addition to the red bell pepper that’s caramelized with the onions, we’re also going to add roasted red bell pepper in the end for added smokiness, sweetness and flavor. For our ropa vieja recipe we’re also adding an array of other classic Cuban and Spanish ingredients such as olives, pimientos and capers. This Cuban Ropa Vieja recipe is a savory Latin dish made from braised flank steak that gets shredded. 1 recipe Braised Peppers and Onions (about 3 cups) 1 (15-ounce) ... Shred meat with two forks, and serve immediately with white rice, black beans and hearty greens. Love this recipe! Ropa Vieja (which translates to “old clothes”) is a dish that is popular in Cuba, and many Latin American countries, obviously including Mexico. This stew consists of … Suzanne Zublin-Kanninen. Have made it with beef, chicken and pork. This recipe is so good!!! Ropa vieja can also be shredded, allowed to cool, and stored in the fridge for up to 1 week. It’s cooked low and slow with tomatoes, pimentos, onions and peppers then gets a … Ropa Vieja. It will improve in texture and flavor with time. We have our own versions that change from one region to another. Mexican Ropa Vieja Recipe. I was on a hunt for a really good recipe after trying out and falling in love with ropa vieja at a restaurant in AC. I made it in my crockpot and was amazed at how delicious the food was.