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


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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)


  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Remove 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.
  • 3NOTE: Can be used for tacos, burritos, taco salads, or in any other way you would use seasoned taco meat.

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