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Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa Recipe

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Recipe is a tasty dinner idea with tender beef seasoned to perfection. Dinner will be a breeze with this easy slow cooker meal. Everyone will enjoy this beef in tacos, burritos, salads and more.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Slow Cooker Beef Barbacoa Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 3 lb chuck roast
  • 2 chipotle chilies in adobo
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 fresh lime squeezed
  • 1 cup beef broth


  • Place the roast in the slow cooker.
  • Place all the other ingredients into a food processor and process until well combined. Pour the mixture on top of the roast in the crock pot.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 5 hours (until the meat is falling apart).
  • Shred the meat an stir back into the sauce
  • Serve on your favorite tortillas and with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


*Refrigerate the leftovers in an air tight container for up to 5 days.  


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 622mg | Potassium: 656mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 828IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 5mg