Shredded Beef for Tacos or Burritos

READY IN: 8hrs 10mins
Recipe by JenniferK2

We love tacos around here, so this is a favorite. I have used the meat to make burritos and enchiladas too. This recipe also works well with pork. The house smells so good when it is cooking! Leftovers freeze great too.

Top Tweak by Nicole P.

I'm not one for measuring seasonings so I mixed the suggested seasonings and added some Johnny's, Fresh ground black pepper and garlic powder, then I rubbed the roast heavily in the seasoning and seared it before I placed it over the onion bed. I also traded the jalapeno for 2 cans of diced green chilies and doubled the broth and tomato sauce. This turns into such an amazing dinner! I have made this three times now when we've had company and everyone always wants the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place onion in slow cooker and top with beef roast.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over beef roast.
  3. Cook on low for about 8 hours.
  4. Remove roast from slow cooker, reserving juice.
  5. Use 2 forks to shred meat; mix in enough of the reserved juice until it is the desired consistency.
  6. Use as filling to tacos, burritos, enchiladas, quesadillas, or nachos.

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