Braised Beef for Tortillas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.3
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 102.0 mg
  • Sodium: 515.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 37.6 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Braised Beef for Tortillas calories by ingredient


A great way to prepare for the evening meal by using the slow cooker. A great way to prepare for the evening meal by using the slow cooker.
Number of Servings: 4


    680g or 1-1/2 lb beef tip (or stewing steak)
    2 cloves garlic
    2 tbsp lime juice
    Dash salt and pepper to taste
    100g or 3/4 cup chopped onion
    150g or 1 cup chopped carrots
    1 tsp marjoram
    400g or 10.5oz chopped tomatoes
    1 beef bouillon cube


Rub the garlic into the beef, along with the salt and pepper.
Sprinkle the lime juice over the meat.
If you wish, you can leave this to marinate overnight.
Place all the ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on LOW for 8 - 10 hours.
Using two forks shred the meat. You may wish to thicken the sauce or to remove some of the liquid (either by straining or boiling it away).
Serve with warm tortillas, chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, cheese, salsa or other extras of your choice. Don't forget to add the extra calories from these to your tracker.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user YVONNE.PALMER.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    The whole family liked this. Very easy and very tasty! - 5/14/10

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    so good and easy, thanks for the recipe! will definitely make again. - 4/5/10

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    This is awesome! I used Rotel tomatoes. My picky teen couldn't get enough of this. Thank you for sharing! - 9/22/08

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    Very Good
    This is easy and delicious! Yummmmy!!! - 6/8/08

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    Very good - lots of flavor! - 6/1/08