Servings2 lbs-3lbs of meat and sauce
Cook4 hours on high 6-8 on low min
- 2 lbs-3lbs stew beef or beef roast
- 1 medium sliced onion
- 1 cup beef broth
- 2-3 garlic cloves
- 1-15 oz. can tomato sauce
- 1-4.5 oz. can canned diced green chillies
- 4-5 chipoltes and 1-2 tbsp of adobo sauce chipoltes in adobo sauce
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp cumin-I use Penzeys.
- 1 tsp coriander-I use Penzeys.
- 1 tsp. oregano- I use Penzeys.
This Crock-pot Barbacoa Beef is fabulous! It tastes just like it came from an authentic Mexican restaurant. It can easily be thrown together in the crock-pot. I use it to make tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and burrito bowls. You’re going to love it!
Crock-pot Barbacoa Beef
- Put everything into your crock-pot and stir to make sure all of the meat is covered. I like stew beef because it seems less fatty than a roast and it’s been on sale. Plus it’s easier to shred up.
- Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours. If you make this before you go to work when you come home your house will smell like wonderful beefy spices. You will be ready to eat it!
- Carefully scoop out your meat and put your juices into a pot.
- Boil down the juices over high heat for 10-15 minutes while you shred up the beef You want to concentrate the flavors and thicken it up so you can mix it back into the meat.
- Shred your meat into pieces. When the juices have thicken, stir them into the meat. At this point it’s dinner time! This makes enough for 3 different meals that feed 4 people. I stretch it out. I like to make Beef Barbacoa Tacos with this meat, but I also use it in Beef Enchiladas, and Baked Beef Taquitos. The meat can also be portioned out and frozen for latter use.
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