Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja
Author: Trailhead
Ingredients:
  • 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
Instructions:

At home pack all the dry ingredients into a quart freezer or sandwich bag.

FBC method:

Add 1 cup near boiling water, stir well, seal tightly and place in a cozy for 15 minutes.

Mug method:

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.

Serves 1.
Notes:
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.
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