Crock Pot Mahaca Beef

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“The outcome of this recipe is shredded meat that you can use in place of regular ground beef taco meat. This is a really good Mexican recipe that I got from a friend. I usually serve it shredded as burritos. I've also used chicken in place of the beef and it turned out really good.”
8hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season roast with salt and pepper.
  2. Sear on all sides in oil in skillet (optional).
  3. Place in slow cooker.
  4. Mix together remaining ingredients except water, and spoon over meat.
  5. Pour water down along the sides of the crock pot (so as not to wash off the topping) until roast is 1/3 covered.
  6. Cover.
  7. Cook on high 6 hours.
  8. Reduce to low 2-4 hours, until meat falls apart.
  9. Thicken sauce with flour if you like.
  10. Serve in tacos, burritos, or your favorite Mexican dish.

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