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3-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Taco Shredded Beef

3-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Taco Shredded Beef
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 7 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12
Dinner doesn’t get any easier than this! Just combine beef chuck roast, Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix and oil in slow cooker for a hands-off dinner. And for those who meal prep, this easy beef option is perfect for a variety of lunches and dinners throughout the week.
Updated May 30, 2018
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 packages (1 oz each) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
  • 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 lb boneless beef chuck roast

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Stir oil and taco seasoning mixes in slow cooker. Add beef roast; turn to thoroughly coat beef.
  • 2
    Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until beef is tender. Remove beef to cutting board; cool slightly, and shred into bite-size pieces with fork. Return to liquid in slow cooker; toss to coat.

  • This shredded beef is delicious tucked into Old El Paso™ taco bowls with diced tomatoes, sliced green onions and chopped fresh cilantro. Or drain the beef, and add to quesadillas or nachos. Or you can even make it a bowl: Top rice with the beef and your favorite fresh taco toppings.
  • Discard any large pieces of fat while shredding the beef.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
17g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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