Best Ever Taco Meat Filling (uses Slow Cooker)

Kathie Carr


This is the best taco meat recipe filling I have found. I use it in tacos, burritos, and taco salads.

Recipe came from a friend.

I like to make a double batch and freeze half of it to use later.


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
8 Hr


  • 1 1/2 lb
    beef roast
  • 1 large
    onion, sliced
  • 1 can(s)
    (4 ounces) chopped green chilis, liquid and all
  • 1 Tbsp
    beef base or 3 bouillon cubes
  • 1 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    cilantro, dried
  • 1 tsp
    saesoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c

How to Make Best Ever Taco Meat Filling (uses Slow Cooker)


  1. Combine all ingresients, except salsa in slow cooker. Add just enough water to cover roast.

    Put lid on cooker and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is very tender and easy to pull apart with a fork.
  2. Remove meat from cooker. Remove liquid in cooker and set aside. Return meat to cooker, add salsa, add enough of reserved liquid to make a taco filling the consistency you like. More or less liquid is fine. Check seasonings adding hot pepper sauce, salt, papper, etc as desired.
  3. NOTE: Can be used for tacos, burritos, taco salads, or in any other way you would use seasoned taco meat.

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