A quintessentially Cuban dish, ropa vieja is the epitome of meaty, rib-stickin’ down-home goodness, and every Latin home cook seems to have their own version. The name means “old clothes,” and it refers to how the meat, peppers, and onions resemble a multicolored pile of rags. The pressure cooker makes it possible to make this traditionally long-simmered dish on a weeknight: it expedites the cooking and makes the meat tender and the whole dish deeply flavorful. This recipe is excerpted from the cookbook The Latin Road Home by Jose Garces.
Love to cook? Sign up today to get daily recipes from Fine Cooking plus special offers
We haven't received any reviews yet for this recipe.
Have you made it? Tell us what you thought!
© 2020 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Fine Cooking may receive a percentage of sales for items purchased through links on this site, including Amazon Associates and other affiliate advertising programs.
Do you really want to delete the list, ?
This won't delete the recipes and articles you've saved, just the list.
This feature has been temporarily disabled during the beta site preview.
Add/Edit a private note for this recipeThis note is only visible to you.
Double CheckAre you sure you want to delete your notes for this recipe?
Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.