Slow Cooker Barbecoa Beef - A delicious beef slow cooker recipe
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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef

A slow cooker version of everyone's favorite Mexican specialty, this beef barbacoa recipe is ideal for feeding a crowd!
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 560 kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce

Ingredients

  • 6 pounds beef chuck roast
  • 7 leaves bay
  • 5 cloves whole
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 chile de ├írbol optional
  • 6 cups beef or chicken broth
  • 1 lime juiced
  • corn tortillas minced cilantro and onion - to serve

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in slow cooker and heat on low for 8 hours.
  2. Remove roasts from the slow cooker and toss cloves and bay leaves. Let rest for 10 minutes before shredding with two forks.
  3. Return shredded beef to slow cooker and sprinkle with lime juice. Serve with corn tortillas, cilantro and minced onion.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 560 Calories from Fat 367
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.8g 63%
Saturated Fat 16.5g 83%
Polyunsaturated Fat 24.3g
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 1338mg 56%
Total Carbohydrates 0.5g 0%
Protein 44.6g 89%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.