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    Shredded Beef for Tacos or Burritos

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    8 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    8 hrs

    JenniferK2's Note:

    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.

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

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 14, 2013


      Absolutely fantastic!!! I made this as written, using a 3 lb chuck/pot roast and the only change I made was to cook it in a pressure cooker for 1 1/2 hours, as I kept forgetting to start it early in the morning with the slow cooker. I don't work, so using the pressure cooker worked out very well for me. The photo I took is with the meat drained from all the juices, but I made this to freeze for individual and 4 servings bags, which I did add the juice to the bags. I can't wait to use this meat in tacos, flautas and chimichangas, when we get back from vacation!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for "Name that Ingredient Tag Game".

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    • on May 05, 2011


      OMG! This meat is WONDERFUL! I rated it a couple of years ago...but I have to say, tonight I used it in enchiladas, baked with salsa verde and Kraft Mexican Cheese....absolute heaven!

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    • on April 22, 2012


      Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, yummy! We are appreciating more and more these days cooking dishes from scratch rather than using seasoning packets from supermarkets. This was definitely a winner in our household. Thank you.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shredded Beef for Tacos or Burritos

    Serving Size: 1 (245 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 229.5
    Calories from Fat 65
    Total Fat 7.2 g
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    Cholesterol 112.2 mg
    Sodium 764.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    Sugars 1.6 g
    Protein 37.8 g

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