Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos

 

This tender Mexican shredded beef is delicious and versatile. Serve in a soft shell taco or tortilla with your favourite salads and a touch of salsa and guac. The perfect slow cooked Mexican feast for any fiesta.

Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos

Ingredients

    SHREDDED BEEF
    • 1.5kg of chuck steak (cut into chunks, fat trimmed) or diced beef
    • 1 tablespoon of cumin
    • 1-1/2 tablespoons of chili powder/paste
    • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder/paste
    • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 2 small white onions, chopped fine
    • 1/2 tablespoon of salt
    • 1 tablespoon of freshly cracked black pepper
    TACOS
    • Tortillas or taco shells
    • lettuce
    • tomato
    • capsicum
    • jalapenos
    • radish
    • coriander
    • guacamole (try our simple recipe)
    • sour cream
    • shredded cheddar cheese

    Method

      STOVE
      1. Put the chunks of meat into a stockpot and add cumin, chilli, garlic, onion powder, salt, pepper and bay leaves
      2. Cover with water plus about an inch and bring to a boil.
      3. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
      4. Add the chopped onion and continue simmering, covered, for an additional hour.
      5. Uncover, stir to begin breaking up meat and continue simmering until liquid begins to reduce and meat fully shreds, about 1 more hour. Let cool.
      SLOW COOKER
      1. Add 3 cups of water to the slow cooker and whisk in the cumin, chilli, garlic, onion powder, salt, pepper, bay leaves and chopped onion.
      2. Add the meat, cover and let it cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or until meat is tender and falling apart.

      Serve in a tortilla and top with fresh chopped lettuce, tomato, capsicum, jalapenos, radish, guacamole, sour cream and shredded cheese

        ENJOY

        Serves: 4

        Ingredients for Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos

        Garlic (head)

        $0.90 ea
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        Onions White (each)

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        $0.91 ea
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        Lettuce Iceburg (whole)

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        $2.29 ea

        Tomatoes (each)

        $0.75 ea
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        Coriander (bunch)

        Product of Australia

        $2.99 ea

        Avocados (each)

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        $2.29 ea

        Avocados Large (each)

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        $4.49 ea

        Radish Red (bunch)

        Product of Australia

        $2.29 ea

        Radish White (each)

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        $2.29 ea

        Tomatoes Otello (each)

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        $0.99 ea
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