Slow Cooker Barbacoa-Style Beef Tacos Recipe

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Amber Hudson Modified: March 21, 2022
Slow Cooker Barbacoa-Style Beef Tacos Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Barbacoa-Style Beef Tacos

Level up your usual tacos with our barbacoa-style beef tacos recipe made with juicy beef chuck roast slow-cooked in a tasty mix of chipotle and herbs!

Preparation: 3 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours 10 minutes
Total: 8 hours 13 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Barbacoa Style Beef:

  • 3lbsbeef chuck roast
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • drizzleoil
  • 4chipotle peppers,in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 5clovesgarlic,chopped
  • 1tbspcumin,ground
  • 3tspdried oregano
  • ¼tspground cloves
  • ½cupbeef broth
  • ¼cupapple cider vinegar
  • ¼cupfresh lime,juiced
  • 3bay leaves

For Serving, Optional:

  • flour tortilla,or corn tortillas
  • rice,cooked
  • Pico de Gallo
  • cheese,shredded
  • sour cream
  • guacamole
  • fresh cilantro leaf
  • avocado,sliced

Instructions

  1. Cut the beef into 6 to 8 large chunks. Season all over with pepper and salt.

  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the beef, in batches if necessary, on all sides, until browned.

  3. Transfer the seared meat to a slow cooker.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine the chipotles, garlic, cumin, oregano, cloves, salt, pepper, beef broth, apple cider vinegar, and lime juice. Mix well.

  5. Pour the marinade over the beef in the slow cooker and add the bay leaves.

  6. Cover and cook on Low for 8 hours, until the meat can be shredded easily.

  7. Remove and discard the bay leaves.

  8. Remove and shred the beef, then return to the slow cooker to marinate in the sauce for at least 10 more minutes, or until ready to serve.

  9. To serve, add the shredded beef to your choice of tortillas along with your favorite toppings.

  10. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 278.13kcal
  • Fat: 12.64g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.43g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.70g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.94g
  • Fiber: 1.28g
  • Sugar: 1.52g
  • Protein: 37.12g
  • Cholesterol: 108.86mg
  • Sodium: 587.38mg
  • Calcium: 50.44mg
  • Potassium: 843.62mg
  • Iron: 5.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 232.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.26mg
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