Ropa Vieja Recipe


3 pounds beef chuck roast
1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
1 onion, chopped
1 cup red wine
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup salsa


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).

Heat oil in a Dutch oven, over medium high heat. Add beef and brown meat on all sides. Reduce heat, add onion and cook until soft but not browned. Add onion soup mix, wine, water and picante sauce. Bring to boil

Cover and place in preheated oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Check occasionally to make sure there is sufficient liquid in bottom of pan; add more wine if necessary. Before serving shred beef.