As a main course we made ''arroz con coco y guandu'', which is coconut and green pigeons beans rice, and ''ropa vieja'', which is a brisket stew that translates into old clothes!
One Small Serving!
Arroz con Guandú
2 pounds brisket
1 onion sliced
2 bell peppers sliced
1 cilantro leaf minced
2 cloves garlic minced
4 tomatoes, peeled and diced
¼ cup of tomato paste
3 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce
S + P to taste
1. In a large pot with water boil brisket about 1 hour. Drain, let cool and shred with a fork.
2. Heat the olive oil and sauté the onions until tender and a little golden, add the bell peppers and then the garlic. Immediately add the tomato paste and deglaze, add the tomato cubes, the cilantro and the meat. Cover and lower the heat.
3. Adjust the seasonings and cook until it’s tender. You may add some of the cooking stock from the brisket.
I hope you enjoy my traditional food!