SLOW COOKER SHREDDED BEEF TACO LETTUCE WRAPS

I have waited long enough! I am finally bringing out the slow cooker for the season!! And you’re going to want to as well so you can make these super easy and delicious shredded beef tacos. With less than 20 minutes of prep work, you can get the slow cooker going at the start of the day to have these beef tacos ready for you at the end of the day.


SLOW COOKER SHREDDED BEEF TACO LETTUCE WRAPS

SLOW COOKER SHREDDED BEEF TACO LETTUCE WRAPS

Recipe by Jenn Lueke
Servings

6-8

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

6

hours 

These easy to make slow cooker beef lettuce wrap tacos are the perfect excuse to break out the slow cooker before temperatures drop below freezing!

Ingredients

  • INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 and 1/2—2 lbs chuck roast

  • Salt & black pepper for seasoning

  • 1 yellow onion, diced

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 1/4 cup tomato paste

  • Juice of 2 limes

  • 1 serving of spice mix (below)

  • for serving: butter lettuce leaves, sliced radishes, cilantro, & hot sauce

  • SPICE MIX:
  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp coriander

  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1/2 tsp chili powder

Directions

  • Set your slow cooker to low and cover the chuck roast all over with a generous amount of salt and pepper.
  • Preheat a cast iron pan over medium/high heat and add the chuck roast to the pan. cook for 3-4 minutes, then flip and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Flip onto each of the sides to sear for a few minutes as well to sear. Remove from heat and add to the slow cooker.
  • add the chopped yellow onion, beef broth, tomato paste, lime juice, and all of the spice mix to the slow cooker. mix to combine, then cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Remove the chuck roast from the slow cooker and shred up all of the beef. Add it back to the slow cooker to incorporate into all of the juices until serving.
  • Serve on tortillas or butter lettuce leaves with toppings of choice like sliced radishes, cilantro, and hot sauce and enjoy!!

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