Slow Cooker Cholula Shredded Beef Tacos

Get out the crock-pot for an easy and delicious recipe for Slow Cooker Cholula Shredded Beef Tacos. Perfect for Taco Tuesday!!
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 660 kcal


For the shredded beef:

  • 3 pound beef chuck roast, boneless
  • 1/3 cup original Cholula hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 whole lime, fresh squeezed
  • 24 fresh corn tortillas, warmed

For the radish salad:

  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 whole fresh lime, juiced
  • handful of fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • salt to taste

Accompaniments: radish salad, Cotija cheese, fresh diced avocados, extra Cholula, and

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For the shredded beef:

  1. Place the beef chuck roast in the bottom of a slow cooker. Cover with the Cholula, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, dried cumin, dried oregano, salt, pepper, and lime juice. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 5 hours.

  2. Remove cooked beef and leave the cooking liquid in the slow cooker. Skim the fat off the top of the beef liquid and discard it.

    Shred the beef with two forks & place back into the cooking liquid. Stir well and adjust seasonings, if necessary. Keep warm.

For the radish salad:

  1. Combine the sliced radishes and all other ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Stir well, cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. To serve: stack 2 (or can use 1) warmed corn tortillas on top of each other, fill with desired amount of shredded beef and top with radish salad, Cotija cheese, diced avocados, extra Cholula, and pico de gallo.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Cholula Shredded Beef Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 660 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 156mg52%
Sodium 1017mg42%
Potassium 1073mg31%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 840IU17%
Vitamin C 15.9mg19%
Calcium 148mg15%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.