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Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos

Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos

Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos - chop up some onions, cover the chuck roast in barbacoa-type spices and throw it all in the slow cooker! It takes about 5 minutes to prep & is whole 30 approved and paleo friendly to keep you on track!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 5 minutes


  • 1 sweet onion, chopped into quarters
  • 2 jalapeño
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp chipotle powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • 4 lb chuck roast
  • 1 cup beef bone broth
  • butter lettuce [optional]
  • slice of lime
  • avocado [optional]
  • cilantro [optional]


  1. Place the onion and one jalapeño into food processor and plus until finely chopped (or finely chop). Add mixture into the bottom of the slow cooker.

  2. In a small bowl, combine minced garlic, chili powder, chipotle power, cumin, paprika, and salt & pepper.

  3. Rub the mixture on the chuck roast and add to slow cooker. Pour the beef bone broth into the slow cooker. 

  4. Cook on low for 12-16 hours. Once ready to eat, shred beef. serve in lettuce or tortillas with lime, jalapeño, avocado and cilantro or other toppings you love. Enjoy!