Microwave Ropa Vieja

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Ingredients:

  • 1 little onion, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and newly ground black pepper
  • One 14- ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup low-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 cup rattled roasted red peppers, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 1 1/4 pounds flank steak, cut along the grain into 3-by-1 1/2-inch strips
  • 1/3 cup pimento-stuffed olives, cut in half
  • 3 tablespoons approximately sliced fresh cilantro leaves
  • Cooked rice, for serving