Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos Recipe

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Becky Published: February 14, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Tacos

These beef tacos are made of beef that’s slow-cooked and shredded and served with avocados, lettuce, tomatoes, and loads of shredded cheese.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 20 minutes



  • lbschuck roast,or cross rib roast
  • tbspolive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 14ozbeef broth
  • tbspchili powder
  • ½tbspcumin
  • ½tbsponion powder
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1juice of lime

For Serving:

  • warmed corn tortillas,or fresh flour tortillas
  • romaine lettuce,chopped
  • monterey jack,shredded, or cheddar cheese
  • guacamole,or diced avocados
  • sour cream
  • fresh pico de gallo,or diced tomatoes
  • lime juice,freshly squeezed
  • hot sauce


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Dab both sides of beef dry with paper towels.

  2. Season beef with salt and pepper and sear in pot for about 3 minutes on each side until browned on both sides.

  3. Transfer beef to a 6 or 7 quart slow cooker. Pour beef broth over roast.

  4. Sprinkle chili powder, cumin, onion and garlic powder evenly over roast. Cover slow cooker and cook on Low heat for 8 hours.

  5. Remove roast from slow cooker, shred beef (remove fat) and return shredded beef to slow cooker (season with a little more salt if needed).

  6. Add in lime juice, cover with lid and cook on low an additional 5 to 10 minutes while preparing toppings and tortillas.

  7. Remove beef from slow cooker with tongs to remove juices when plating or drain in a colander.

  8. Serve in warmed tortillas with desired toppings.


  • Calories: 306.39kcal
  • Fat: 13.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.64g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.67g
  • Fiber: 1.40g
  • Sugar: 0.76g
  • Protein: 41.98g
  • Cholesterol: 120.96mg
  • Sodium: 637.41mg
  • Calcium: 49.38mg
  • Potassium: 966.18mg
  • Iron: 6.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 36.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.44mg
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