Sadiqah's Mexican Shredded Beef

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 209.2
  • Total Fat: 6.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 90.7 mg
  • Sodium: 236.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 33.2 g

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Spicey, slow-cooker shredded beef. Spicey, slow-cooker shredded beef.
Number of Servings: 12


    1 (4 lb) lean roast
    2 tsp ground pepper
    1 large onion, diced
    1 7-oz can diced green chiles
    2 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp ground cayenne
    1 Tbsp garlic powder
    2 tsp ground cumin
    1 7-oz can Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce
    1 beef bouillion cube (or 1 tsp bouillion granules)


Trim the roast of any excess fat, and cut into a few large chunks. Rub with pepper and put into slow cooker.

Add onions, chile peppers, chili powder, cayenne, garlic powder, bouillion, cumin, and chipotles in adobo sauce. Add enough water to cover 1/3 of the roast.

Cover, and cook on high for 8 hours until it begins to fall apart, making sure there's always a bit of liquid in the bottom.

Turn heat to low and remove meat from slow cooker with a slotted spoon. Set on a plate and let cool a few moments, then shred beef. Use 2 forks, or I put on disposable vinyl gloves and shred by hand. Return meat to slow-cooker, and let simmer on low another 20 minutes.

Makes 12 4-oz servings.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SADIQAH.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Way too spicy for us! Definitely go with half the chipotles. Flavor was very good. Mix some sour cream in. We had it with whole wheat orzo. Now I have to go figure out how to use the leftovers! - 7/2/12

    Reply from SADIQAH (12/1/14)
    I use it for everything. Taco's, burritos, chimichangas, enchiladas. Mexican tortilla soup.

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    This was Excellent!! - 3/16/11

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    this was sooo good! hard to believe it is a lower fat dish. you don't need to eat a lot of it for it to be satisfying. i thought it was a bit too spicy--not good for my 3 yr old. i'd probably use 1/2 can of the chipotle peppers next time--and there will be a next time! - 1/14/11

    Reply from SADIQAH (1/15/11)
    The last time I made it, I only used 1/2 the can. I mixed the other half with a bottle of BBQ sauce for a chicken marinate later. I'm glad you liked it :)

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    This was excellent. Nicely spiced. The only item I added was flour to thicken my remaining liquid. - 3/10/09