Firehouse Machaca Taco Filling

Firehouse Machaca Taco Filling

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"My husband and his fellow firefighters swear by this recipe for machaca (shredded beef.) Excellent meat stuffing for tacos."

Ingredients

2 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 364 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 364 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 27.2 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 23.8 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 181 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a stockpot, combine, water, beef and quartered onion. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer covered for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until meat is very tender. Strain and reserve broth. Shred meat with 2 forks; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium high heat. Saute chopped onion and bell pepper until tender. Stir in 1 cup of the reserved broth, shredded beef, salsa, cilantro and jalapenos. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until heated through.
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This is simply divine! I make this in the crockpot. I leave out the water and lightly saute the onions/peppers before adding to the mix. Put in on high or low and you're good to go. I also ad...

A great change from seasoned hamburger meat for tacos!

Pay no attention to the negative review, this is EXCELLENT and very much reminded me of machaca! Although this isn't a "traditional" form of the recipe, it's an adapted version, which is pretty ...