- 1 cup instant rice
- ¼ cup dried shredded beef
- 2 Tbsp tomato powder
- 2 Tbsp dried onion
- 1 tsp low sodium beef bouillon
- 1 tsp dry parsley
- ½ tsp red pepper flakes
At home pack all the dry ingredients into a quart freezer or sandwich bag.
Add 1 cup near boiling water, stir well, seal tightly and place in a cozy for 15 minutes.
Add 1 cup boiling water to the dry ingredients. Stir well, cover tightly and let sit for 15 minutes.
One pot method:
Bring 1 cup water to a boil, turn off the stove and add in the dry ingredients. Stir well, cover tightly and let sit for 15 minutes. In cooler temperatures use a pot cozy to insulate.
Ropa Vieja translates to “old clothes” because the shredded beef gives the impression of tattered clothing. Trailhead did a beef roast then shredded it. Afterward she dehydrated it for the meat used in this recipe.