Easy Crockpot Shredded Beef Tacos Recipe

Try this easy crockpot shredded beef tacos recipe as an alternative to traditional tacos. This super-tender dish would be perfect for your Cinco de Mayo dinner!

crock pot shredded beef taco
Let’s make these yummy shredded beef tacos!

Let’s make shredded beef tacos crockpot recipe

Can I just say how much I love cooking dinners in the slow cooker? It’s quick to put everything in the crockpot in the morning, and in the evening you have a delicious dinner that took very little work to prepare. Not to mention the delicious smells that greet you every time you walk through the kitchen!

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crockpot shredded beef tacos ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy crockpot recipe.

  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander
  • 2lb. Top Round Roast
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 chipotle chile pepper in adobo sauce, seeded & finely chopped, found in the Mexican food aisle & comes in a can
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

directions to make crockpot shredded beef tacos recipe

Step 1

Combine salt, chili powder, cumin & coriander. Rub the spices all over the roast.

Step 2

Warm olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sear meat on all sides, about 5 minutes total.

Step 3

Put meat in crockpot.

Step 4

Mix tomato sauce, chipotle pepper & garlic then pour over meat.

Step 5

Cover & cook on low for about 6 hours, or until fork-tender. Shred meat with two forks and combine with enough sauce to moisten.

Step 6

Serve on tortillas with lots of garnish choices, shredded lettuce, diced tomato.

Yield: 5-6 servings

Easy Crockpot Shredded Beef Tacos Recipe

crock pot shredded beef tacos

Make tacos for dinner just as a snap with this easy crockpot shredded beef tacos recipe!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander
  • 2lb. Top Round Roast
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 chipotle chile pepper in adobo sauce, seeded & finely chopped, found in the Mexican food aisle & comes in a can
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine salt, chili powder, cumin & coriander. Rub the spices all over the roast.
  2. Warm olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sear meat on all sides, about 5 minutes total.
  3. Put meat in crockpot.
  4. Mix tomato sauce, chipotle pepper & garlic then pour over meat.
  5. Cover & cook on low for about 6 hours, or until fork-tender. Shred meat with two forks and combine with enough sauce to moisten.
  6. Serve on tortillas with lots of garnish choices, shredded lettuce, diced tomato.

So did you try making this easy crockpot shredded beef tacos recipe? How was it?

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