Crockpot Barbacoa Style Tacos

Crockpot Barbacoa Style Tacos
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4
These barbacoa style beef tacos are DELICIOUS! The slow-cooked meat combined with the tasty fresh toppings will create a fiesta of flavor in your mouth!
  • 2 lbs of boneless beef steak of choice
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 cup of jarred salsa of choice (we used chipotle)
  • 1 T cumin
  • 1 t minced garlic
  • 3 t oregano
  • ¼ t ground cloves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ c beef broth
  • 1 T white vinegar
  • 3 T lime juice
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 4 cups of salad greens OR paleo tortillas (store bought or homemade)
  • ¼ c chopped cilantro
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • ½ c shredded Dr. Brown approved cheese of choice (optional)
  1. Sprinkle beef steak with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place steak in hot pan and brown both sides.
  4. Remove and place in crock pot.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combine salsa, cumin, garlic, oregano, cloves, beef broth, vinegar, 2 T lime juice, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  6. Pour mixture evenly over meat in crock pot, and top with bay leaves.
  7. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  8. Shred with fork and mix.
  9. Serve over a bed of lettuce or paleo tortillas.
  10. Top with cilantro, avocado, lime juice, tomatoes and cheese (if desired.)

Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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