ropa vieja

Pronunciation: [ROH-pah VYAY-hoh]

Spanish for "old clothes," ropa vieja is a classic Cuban dish of shredded cooked beef (such as leftover pot roast) in a spicy tomato sauce.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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