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Slow Cooker Barbacoa Beef Recipe

This slow cooker recipe for Barbacoa Beef is succulent and super easy to make. It can be served as a plate with rice and beans and can also be used in tacos, enchiladas, sandwiches, empanadas, etc...
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: barbacoa, beef, easy dinner recipes, mexican, tex-mex
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 583kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs chuck roast beef
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of pureed garlic (about 4-6 cloves)
  • 1 cup of fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
  • 2 cups yellow onion chopped
  • 4 teaspoons oregano
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups fresh orange juice (about 4-5 large oranges)
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • vegetable oil

Instructions

  • In a skillet or griddle, in medium high heat, add some vegetable oil and brown the meat.
  • Add all ingredients to the crockpot except the cilantro.
  • Cook for 8 hrs on low or 4 hrs on high.
  • Pull the meat apart and add the cilantro.
  • Serve as desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 583kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 56g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 1448mg | Potassium: 1286mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 8mg