Slow Cooked Shredded Beef Tacos

Slow Cooked Shredded Beef Tacos

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The best thing about slow cooker recipes is their simplicity. Put in the ingredients and wait as a wonderfully seasoned dish cooks. Tender and juicy, put on your favorite toppings and enjoy these Slow Cooked Shredded Beef Tacos.

Cooking MethodSlow Cooker


  • 1 1/2 pound beef chuck roast
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (1.25-ounces) package of Ortega taco seasoning mix - regular
  • 16 ounces Ortega thick & smooth taco sauce - medium
  • 1 can (7-ounces) Ortega diced green chilies
  • 1 package of Ortega taco shells, (12 count)
  • Shredded lettuce, to taste
  • tomatoes, chopped to taste
  • mild Cheddar cheese, shredded to taste
  • sour cream, to taste


  1. Place beef and onion in slow cooker. Combine water and seasoning mix in small bowl. Pour over beef and onion. Cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or until tender.
  2. Remove meat to cutting board; shred beef with two forks. Place beef in large bowl. Stir in taco sauce and chiles.
  3. Fill warmed taco shells with beef mixture. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese and sour cream.

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