Ropa vieja

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Cuban dish of ropa vieja (shredded flank steak in a tomato sauce base), black beans, yellow rice, plantains and fried yuca with beer.

Ropa vieja (English: Old clothes) is one of the national dishes of Cuba, consisting of stewed beef with vegetables. It originates from a Sephardic dish from the Middle Ages.

It consists of shredded beef in a chili, tomato, onion and cumin sauce (sometimes other ingredients) and is usually served with fried plaintains and rice. [1]

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  1. ^ Elena Romero Castelló, (2010), Canciones y coplas sefardíes de contenido gastronómico, La mesa puesta: leyes, costumbres y recetas judías : XVI curso de cultura hispanojudía y sefardí de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha : en memoria de Iacob M. Hassán / coord. by Uriel Macías, Ricardo Izquierdo Benito, ISBN 978-84-8427-746-0 , pages 171-214 (Spanish)

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