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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Tender, flavorful, slow-cooked beef with onions, jalapenos, and spices make this the perfect barbacoa beef for burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, on a salad, or just on its own with a few side dishes. 

Barbacoa Beef

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Tender, flavorful, slow-cooked beef with onions, jalapenos, and spices make this the perfect barbacoa beef for burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, on a salad, or just on its own with a few side dishes. 

Course Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword barbacoa beef, beef barbacoa, crockpot beef barbacoa, slow cooker beef barbacoa
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 6
Author Modern Honey® - www.modernhoney.com

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 to 3 lb. Beef Roast (such as chuck, sirloin, rump, etc)
  • 1 large Onion (chopped)
  • 4 Chipotle Chilies, canned in adobo sauce (or 3 fresh jalapenos, chopped)
  • 2 Tablespoons Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • (1) 14.5 ounce can Beef Broth

Instructions

  1. Heat a skillet over high heat. Add some oil to coat the skillet. Place the roast on the skillet (carefully as oil can splatter when hot). Sear on both sides for about 2 minutes.

  2. Place the beef roast, onion, chipotle chilies or jalapenos, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper, and beef broth in a slow cooker.

  3. Cook on low for about 8 hours or on high for about 5 hours or until tender. After the meat is tender, using two forks, shred the beef.

  4. Use in tacos, enchiladas, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas, on salads, etc.