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Barbacoa Street Tacos Recipe

  • Experience the amazing taste of street tacos at home. These Barbacoa tacos match perfectly with Ortega Street Taco Sauce Asada 3 Chile and Garlic for a flavorful taco-night.



  • Cilantro
  • Serrano peppers
  • Cotija cheese
  • Red onion
  • Tomato
  • Ortega Street Taco Sauce Asada 3 Chile and Garlic


  1. Cut the chuck roast into 4 pieces to help it cook evenly.
  2. Place chuck roast in Crockpot slow cooker.
  3. Combine onions, garlic, green chilies, chipotles, water and seasoning mix and pour over beef.
  4. Whisk together beef broth, vinegar, lime zest and lime juice in a small bowl, and pour broth mixture over ingredients in slow cooker. Add bay leaves.
  5. Cover and cook on LOW for  8 hours, or on HIGH for 4 hours. Cooked beef should be tender and should fall apart easily when shredded with a fork.
  6. Remove beef from slow cooker and transfer to a cutting board.
  7. Using two forks, or shredder claws, shred the beef into bite size pieces.
  8. Transfer shredded beef back into the slow cooker; stir everything together until completely incorporated.
  9. Serve with your choice of toppings and garnishes in Ortega taco shells or tortillas.