Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa

Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa

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"A Mexican-style shredded beef that is slow cooked in spices and vegetables, and wrapped in a flour tortilla."

Ingredients

6 h 30 m servings 292 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 292 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.8 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 22 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 77 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 350 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the roast, onion, bay leaves, black pepper, garlic powder, and vinegar in slow cooker; cover ingredients completely with water. Cover and cook on High setting until meat is very tender and falling apart, about 4 hours.
  2. Remove meat from slow cooker and discard liquids. Return meat to slow cooker; shred with fork and knife. Stir tomato sauce, chili powder, and salt into the shredded meat. Cover the cooker, and cook meat and sauce on High for an additional 2 hours.

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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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This turned out great, but I added a few ingredients to the sauce for added flavor; 1/4 cup of white vinegar, 1 chipolte pepper and a couple of dashes of hot pepper sauce. The flavor was fantast...

This was everything a slow cooker recipe is supposed to be: easy, not a lot of ingredients, and great outcome. Next time, I will probably brown the meat before adding to the slow cooker just to...

Slow clap. I used as a base, as i do most recpies I get. I love garlic, and spicy items. I modified it to fit my taste. I think without it it still would have been great. I love this and i...

This is nothing like authentic Barbacoa.

This is not barbacoa. I mean at all. It tastes good, but more like a stew or weak bbq.

Great recipe!!! I had to alter it to fit into a weeknight menu as most people are not home to stop the cooking process after 4 hours. So what I did was follow the direction my only change was co...

This was very tender and moist. It was seasoned enough for our palates so I added additional garlic salt and some chipotle chili powder to liven it up a bit. We made burritos with it the first...

I followed all the instructions and after I tasted the paste I had second thoughts about putting it on the meat. I did not marinate, just added paste and covered the pan. My 12lb brisket was in ...

Fantastic! Another hit with the entire family. Used a little less chili powder and cooked all day in the crock pot to give it that extra tenderness. Served with black beans and fideo. Perfect...