Shredded Beef Tacos Recipe

Shredded beef tacos made in the slow cooker! You'll love this easy, versatile meal.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 pounds chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
For Making the Tacos:
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 limes
  • 16-20 flour tortillas, or corn tortillas
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded (or cheese of your choice)
  • 1 1/2 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 2 ears frozen corn, kernels cut away from the cob
  • 2 tomatoes, de-seeded and diced
  • 3 medium tomatillos, diced
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, veins and seeds removed and diced
  • 1/4-1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • black pepper, to taste
  • salt, to taste

Directions

  1. Rub roast with 2 tablespoons olive oil all over.
  2. In a small mixing bowl combine chili powder and next 6 ingredients and sprinkle evenly over entire roast.
  3. Arrange onion in the bottom of a crock pot or slow cooker and place seasoned roast on top. Add garlic, water and vinegar.
  4. Cook on low for 8-9 hours until tender and begins to fall apart easily.
  5. Remove from crock pot and using two forks pull on opposing sides to shred. Taste and adjust salt and pepper seasoning if needed.
  6. In a small mixing bowl add sour cream, avocados, lime juice and salt and pepper and mash to blend well.
  7. Layer shredded beef in tortillas followed by shredded cheese and next 6 ingredients (as desired).
  8. Top with avocado crema and serve.
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Slow Cooker
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Mexican
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12 servings
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Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 258
Calories 495

% Daily Value*
50%
Total Fat 32g
56%
  Saturated Fat 11g
18%
Sodium 425mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate 34g
4%
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 1g
42%
Protein 21g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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