Slow Cooker Barbacoa Recipe | Yummly

Slow Cooker Barbacoa

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Edna Nava: "Great flavor! Was very delicious" Read More
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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 1/2 pounds boneless chuck roast (good quality)
  • 1/2 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (freshly minced)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium89% DV2130mg
    Fat115% DV75g
    Protein151% DV77g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories1020Calories from Fat680
    Total Fat75g115%
    Saturated Fat28g140%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat680
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Edna Nava 2 months ago
    Great flavor! Was very delicious
    KB 3 months ago
    This was so so good. It was my first time making Barbacoa and it was a huge hit with the whole family. We served it with diced cilantro and onions, guac, and light cheese. So yummy. We will definitely make this again.
    Karen 4 months ago
    Delicious!!! Added three times the juice second time making it! Yum
    Logan Pille 4 months ago
    Ive made 5 really homemade dishes in my life .This dish was the one that made me realize i have the capability to make food better than its takeout equivalent. It sounds cheesy but this barbacoa saved my life
    Jen 6 months ago
    Tried this for a second time, definitely add more both. I didn’t sear the meat in the beginning and it turned out just fine. Was well cooked after 7 hours in my crockpot, probably could have done 6 hours on low.
    Ferdinand Beerling 7 months ago
    Perfect, added some more stock, but a delicious dish
    Harris 8 months ago
    This turned out to be super delicious! The only thing I added was about a tablespoon of minced garlic and a bit of crushed red garlic for the last hour. I also tripled the low-sodium beef broth. I served mine on tortillas with shreaded cheese and lettuce; and sauteed bell peppers and onions. I left out the cilantro because I can't stand the stuff. I also only used about 1/3 of a Tablespoon of salt. Thank God I read the reviews before making this recipe so I would know not to use a whole tablespoon. That is the reason for the 4 stars instead of 5. I could see someone else making this recipe without reading the reviews and being very disappointed.
    Rachel Coker a year ago
    De-lish. I cut out most of the salt and did trim the fat but that's just my preference. At the end of 8 hrs I added 2 cloves of garlic (minced) and 2 sliced jalapeños - fantastic flavor! Will absolutely make again. And again. And again.
    Ki a year ago
    Fantastic. I made cilantro lime rice, pico de gallo, and a corn mix to go on top. My husband loved it. Tasted just like Chipotle. I did double the liquid though per the other comments!
    If you double even triple the liquid and reduce the salt, you will have a perfect meat for dinner.
    Shannon M. a year ago
    pretty good. I added a dash of Datil Pepper for an extra kick. cooked it on low for 6 hours.
    joyce a year ago
    excellent tasty spicy
    Amber Elwood a year ago
    delicious! I would make it again.
    Bethany L a year ago
    It turned out great! I didn’t add the salt because of previous reviews, and I’m glad I didn’t. It doesn’t need the salt. I also used 2 cups of low sodium beef broth instead.
    Nancy Lewis a year ago
    Great! Everyone loved it.
    Taylor a year ago
    Good easy meal, would make again
    Veronyka Sanchez a year ago
    Im in the process of making this, it smells amazing, but the time of this being done is way off, it says 55 minutes when clearly is not. I had this in the pot on High for almost 3 hours and its not close to being done!
    Elliott a year ago
    So good! I cut back a bit on the salt (maybe a tsp less than what's called for) to suit our taste and it was delicious...and very easy. Will definitely make this again.
    Cfernandez 2 years ago
    Delicious! My family loved this recipe! Will definitely be making again soon!
    Oris M. 2 years ago
    Excellent tasty meal the whole family loves!
    Smith 2 years ago
    This was a hit for the family. I added extra lime and lots of cumin and adobo seasoning. Super yummy and will make it again
    Carlton K 2 years ago
    I could have left my meat in longer but overall it was really good!
    Alyssa Solis 2 years ago
    Loved it. Easy to make
    Moss 2 years ago
    It turned out too salty but otherwise it was good.
    Natasha Galston 2 years ago
    Directions say to put a tbsp of salt - turned out too salty for my family. Next time will cut the salt and seasonings in half. I did double the amount of liquid. The house smelled great while it was cooking.
    Donlon 2 years ago
    Excellent. I found if you want to slow cook it all day in order for it to turn out as in the photo with plenty of juice you should double or maybe even triple the beef stock. But the recipe is delicious either way. Excellent idea to serve with pico de gallo in burritos.
    Dianne B. 2 years ago
    Turned out great. I added a can of adobo sauce, as well.
    Christian Conway 2 years ago
    I cooked this for the entire family and it was a hit! I used a little more broth than it called for and it was perfectly tender after 8 hours. It comes out a little salty so if you want to prevent that, just go light with the salt before you sear the meat. I will definitely be making this barbacoa again!
    Suzanne Flores 2 years ago
    I loved this recipe. The only thing is that it is a little too much salt for me
    Jill B. 2 years ago
    Will use this one again for a quick and easy taco night.