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Chipotle Shredded Beef

All You APRIL 2010

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Cook time:6 Hours
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.73


  • 1 7-oz. can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1 15-oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 2-lb. beef chuck pot roast, fat trimmed
  • Salt and pepper
  • Corn tortillas, shredded lettuce and Jack cheese, sliced avocado and sour cream, all optional


1. In a blender or food processor, puree chipotle chiles with adobo sauce until smooth. Spoon 2 1/2 Tbsp. into slow cooker; reserve remainder for other uses. Add tomatoes, lime juice, onion and garlic; stir to combine. Season beef with salt and pepper and add to slow cooker.

2. Cover and cook on high until beef is tender enough to shred easily with a fork, about 6 hours. Using two forks, shred meat; spoon into a serving bowl with sauce. Serve beef with warmed corn tortillas, shredded lettuce and cheese, sliced avocado and sour cream, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 437
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Protein: 63g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 139mg
  • Sodium: 537mg

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