Ropa Vieja de Raquel

Raquel’s Shredded Beef

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

A favorite lunch destination outside Havana is La Casa de Campesino, a restaurant located on a small farm on what was once a French-owned coffee plantation. Seated under a shady thatched veranda, we watched the antics of the farm cats, dogs, chickens, and a gloriously colorful peacock while enjoying classic country dishes like masitas de puerco, velvety black beans, fluffy white rice, ropa vieja, and a salad of perfectly ripe tomatoes and crisp cucumbers, thinly sliced and sim