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Beef Barbacoa

Beef barbacoa is really easy and very versatile. It's delicious in burritos, tacos, nachos, salads, or just plain!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Beef Barbacoa, Nachos, salads, tacos


  • 4 lb beef round roast
  • 2 Tbs olive oil


  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 4 Tbs chipolte salsa or chipolte peppers
  • 1 tsp adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup minced garlic
  • 2 Tbs cumin
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp black ground pepper
  • 1 Tbs Garlic salt


  • Put sauce ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth
  • Heat oil in a saute pan, and sear beef round roast on all sides to lock in juices
  • Put seared roast in crockpot, pour sauce over top
  • Cook on high heat for 6 hours
  • Shred and serve in tacos, burritos, salads, etc.