Paleo Ropa Vieja Recipe

prep time:20 min
cook time:6 hr 0 min
ready in:6 hr 20 min
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  • 3 lb flank steak
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbs white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbs sea salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped, 1 tbs cumin powder
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed, 1 tbs oregano
  • 2 (6oz) cans tomato paste, 1 tbs garlic powder
  • 3 peppers, sliced, 1 tbs onion flakes
  • Cut the flank steak into two inch wide strips (against the grain).
  • Place 1 tablespoon of coconut oil into a large frying pan and turn the heat to high. Pan sear half of the flank steak strips - leave in the frying pan for around 2-3 minutes on each side. Repeat with the other half of the flank steak strips.
  • Place all the ingredients and the seared flank steak strips into the slow cooker. Using your hands, make sure all the ingredients are well mixed.
  • Set slow cooker on the low heat setting and cook for 6 hours.