These ingredients plus the spices is what will be needed for the marinading.
Add the olive oil and all the spices into a bowl.
Place all the ingredients into a large bowl and pour the marinade in. Stir together.
Take your cut of neef and cut cross holes from one side to the back side without going through.
Using spoon and finger fill in holes with ingredients. I used a stuffing injector. Fill in all the way. Take remaining marinade and place all over the meat. Let sit for at least 1 hour or over night.
Next day. It will look like this. I rotated it after 4 hours on one side.
Cut the same ingredients for the sofrito. ( sofrito is the basis of the majority of PR dishes, it is the flavoring of the dish withall the veggies and spices)
Place a little bit of olive oil in a iron pot, let it heat on med. heat. Place beef cuts in and sear all the sides for 1-2 mins.
Remove pieces to the side.
In the same pot add all the ingredients again with the remainder oil. If needed add more you need 1/2 a cup in the pot. Stir and cook for 7-10 mins.
Add spices..no salt. Stir 1-2 mins. On high.
Add 1 small 4oz can of tomato sauce. Stir.
Add boiling water stir so ingredients mix in. Place meat inside pot. How much water depends on your pot and size of beef. You want it to be at least this high on beef or covering them.
After 3 hours on medium heat, remove and slice into 1 inch circular slices, place back in pot and cook for another hour or longer if needed. The meat should be very tender! Let sit for 20 mins. Enjoy.
- 4.0lb Eye round beef
- 1/3 Red Pepper
- 1/3 Green Pepper
- 1.0bnch Cilantro leaves
- 1/2tsp Finely diced garlic
- 1.0tsp Adobo powder
- 1.0Tbsp Sazon powder
- 1/2tsp Oregano
- 1.0tsp Black pepper
- 1/8tsp Rosemary
- 1/8tsp Thyme
- 1/2 Onion
- 1/2c Dice ham (small)
- 1/2c Olive oil
- 10.0 Olives
- Will need the same amount of veggies and spices
- For sofrito