Shredded Beef Taco's Recipe

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shredded beef taco's

trudy stevens


This is the recipe that my mom passed down to me. The smell while cooking is so great. This is one that my family request for birthday's and special times.

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30-40 regular tacos
20 Min
4 Hr 30 Min


3 lb
stew beef
3 lb
cubed pork( roast or ribs)
2 large
cans of tomatoes (diced) no added flavorings
1 large
onion, chopped
4 clove
garlic, chopped
4 Tbsp
ground cumin
2 Tbsp
toppings: lettuce,tomato,shredded cheese,sour cream, salsa,taco sauce
flour tortillas


1Place stew beef and cubed pork in large dutch oven, add chopped onions, chopped garlic cloves, both cans of tomatoes, salt and cumin; add enough water just to cover all ingredients.
2Place on high heat and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to medium and simmer about 4 hours.
3After 4 hours turn heat back up and reduce the liquid, but careful not to let burn, stir often.
4When liquid is reduced stir while tearing and shredding meat or you can use a hand mixer to shred meat.
5After meat is done remove from heat, heat tortilla on direct burner over fire about 3 sec on each side. I also do this on my electric burner. Or you can heat the tortilla's however you wish. Place couple spoons of meat on tortilla add your favorite toppings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Tacos & Burritos