Spicy Shredded Beef Recipe

Spicy Shredded Beef Recipe

How To Make Spicy Shredded Beef

This shredded beef recipe is a great recipe for Tex-Mex foods, burritos, and enchiladas. It is best served when not but can freeze well in freezer bags.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 30 minutes



  • 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1lblean beef chuck,trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspcumin,ground
  • 16oztomatoes,diced, 1 can


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Brown beef cubes for 10 to 12 minutes. Reduce the heat, add the garlic, salt, and cumin. Cook for another 15 minutes.

  2. Add the can of tomatoes and heat to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and cook for 1½ to 2 hours. Add water to the skillet as needed to keep the mixture from boiling dry.

  3. When cooked very tender, cool, then shred the meat using 2 forks. Place back on the heat and stir until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  4. If planning to freeze, cool before packing in freezer bags and placing them in the freezer.

  5. For soft burritos, top a warm flour tortilla with the meat mixture, salsa, and grated cheese.


  • Calories: 154.54kcal
  • Fat: 8.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.83g
  • Trans Fat: 0.22g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.27g
  • Fiber: 0.94g
  • Sugar: 2.00g
  • Protein: 17.09g
  • Cholesterol: 47.63mg
  • Sodium: 257.67mg
  • Calcium: 20.04mg
  • Potassium: 466.33mg
  • Iron: 1.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 33.38µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.53mg
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