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Two beef tacos topped with onions and cilantro served on a white plate.
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Slow Cooker Ancho Beef Tacos

Slow Cooker Ancho Beef Tacos takes the fuzz out of dinner. It’s flavorful and absolutely delicious Mexican food done in a snap.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 493kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add chile ancho and water to a large stockpot.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Turn off heat, and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Discard water.
  • Transfer rehydrated chile to a blender.
  • To the blender, also add ½ cup beef broth, garlic, oregano, cumin, tomatoes, onion, salt, and pepper.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Taste for salt.
  • Pour chile ancho sauce, remaining beef broth, and jalapeños to the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Add beef to the slow cooker.
  • Carefully turn to coat the beef on all sides.
  • Set slow cooker on high for 4 hours or on low for 6 hours.
  • Warm tortillas.
  • Top tortillas with the cooked ancho beef, cilantro, raw diced onions, and drizzle with lime juice.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Top tortillas with the cooked ancho beef, cilantro, raw diced onions, and drizzle with lime juice.

Nutrition

Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 1045mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 7948IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 5mg