Shredded or Pulled Pork

Ropa Vieja de Cerdo

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

A Taste of Cuba

A Taste of Cuba

By Cynthia Carris Alonso

Published 2018

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 6 toma

Method

Heat a large frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil. Mince or press 4 of the garlic cloves and add to the hot oil. Lower the heat to medium and sauté the garlic for 3 minutes. Add the drained tomato pulp and basil leaves and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes over medium heat.

Rub the outside of the pork all over with the cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. (Do not trim