Tender and juicy beef barbacoa beef slow cooked to perfection. Enjoy these with corn tortillas or grain-free tortillas.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings
- 4 lb chuck roast
- 1 large onion
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 2 tsp cumin
- 2 tsp oregano
- 2 bay leaves
- 4 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 4 tbsp chipotle sauce
- 1 tbsp vinegar
- 1 cup beef broth
- Salt and pepper to taste
Season the beef with salt and pepper on all sides.
Heat some vegetable oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
Sear the beef for 5-6 minutes on each side.
Place the onion, garlic, lime juice, chipotle peppers, and adobo sauce in a blender and blend until smooth.
Stir in the chipotle mixture, cumin, oregano, bay leaves, vinegar, beef broth, salt and pepper with the beef.
Close with a lid, reduce the heat to low, and cook for 4 hours or until completely tender.
Shred with two forks or with tongs.
Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 487mg | Potassium: 814mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 5.6mg