Shredded Beef Tacos

Shredded Beef Tacos Recipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
This is a simple beef taco recipe for a busy weeknight. Serve with fresh salsa and lime.

Yield:

Serves 6

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 341
Fat 9 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 39 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Sodium 738 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon coriander
2 pounds top round roast
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 8-oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeded and finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
12 corn tortillas

Preparation

1. Combine salt, chili powder, cumin and coriander; rub all over roast. Warm oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Sear meat on both sides, about 4 minutes total.

2. Place meat in slow cooker. Mix tomato sauce, chipotle and garlic; pour over meat. Cover and cook on low until fork-tender, about 6 hours. Shred meat, combine with enough sauce to moisten, and serve with tortillas.

January 2011
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