Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Recipe

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Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef is an easy recipe that can be served in many ways including tacos or lettuce wraps or paired with rice or roasted vegetables.

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Recipe

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef is one of those super easy and incredibly versatile recipes that can be served in so many ways. It’s works equally well in tacos or lettuce wraps as it does paired with rice or roasted vegetables. Leftovers can also be added to vegetable soups or mixed green salads for a quick lunch the next day.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8 hours
Serves: 4

Equipment Needed

Ingredients

Garnish for serving

1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

2 large limes, cut into 8 wedges each

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Recipe

Instructions

1. Spray the bottom and sides of 6-quart slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray.

2. Generously season the beef with salt and pepper on all sides and place into the crock of the slow cooker. Add all of the remaining ingredients, cover, and cook on low for 8 hours.

3. When the cooking time has completed, remove the lid and shred the beef with two forks right in the crock. Allow the shredded beef to marinate in the warm cooking juices for 5 minutes to absorb more flavor.

4. Transfer the shredded beef from the slow cooker to a serving platter with tongs, allowing excess liquid to drain. Top with chopped cilantro and serve immediately with fresh lime wedges and additional cooking juices on the side, if desired. Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Recipe

 

Yield: 4 servings

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2½ lbs beef chuck roast
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • ½ medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 medium jalapeno, thinly sliced
  • 1½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp dried Mexican oregano
  • 1x 10 oz can tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • Garnish for serving
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 large limes, cut into 8 wedges each

Instructions

  1. Spray the bottom and sides of 6-quart slow-cooker with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Generously season the beef with salt and pepper on all sides and place into the crock of the slow cooker. Add all of the remaining ingredients, cover, and cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. When the cooking time has completed, remove the lid and shred the beef with two forks right in the crock. Allow the shredded beef to marinate in the warm cooking juices for 5 minutes to absorb more flavor.
  4. Transfer the shredded beef from the slow cooker to a serving platter with tongs, allowing excess liquid to drain. Top with chopped cilantro and serve immediately with fresh lime wedges and additional cooking juices on the side, if desired. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 713Total Fat: 44gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 3gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 235mgSodium: 696mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 72g

The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. Your serving size and ingredients may differ.

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