The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Spicy Barbacoa Soft Tacos

5.00 Mitt(s) 3 Rating(s)3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

8
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

No need for take out. Make this here goodness instead!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Beef Chuck Roasts (any Major Fat Trimmed)
  • 1 can (7 Oz. Size) Chipotle Peppers In Their Adobo Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Mexican Oregano
  • 1 pinch Coarse Salt And Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Butter
  • 2 ears Corn
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • 2 whole Avocados
  • ¼ cups Fresh Cilantro Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons Lime Juice
  • 8 whole Spinach Flour Tortillas (or Whatever You Want!)
  • 1 cup Fresh Salsa

Preparation

Place the beef, chipotle peppers in their adobo sauce, cumin, chili powder, onion powder, garlic powder and Mexican oregano into a slow cooker. Throw in a pinch of salt and pepper, too. Turn it on medium and cook for 6 hours. Flip the meat every 2 hours or so. During the last hour, take 2 forks and shred the meat, right there in the pot. Close the lid and let it finish cooking. You have no idea how good your life smells right now.

Heat an indoor or outdoor grill to medium high. Smear the butter over the corn and sprinkle with garlic salt. Grill until the corn has blistered on all sides, about 10 minutes. Remove from grill and cut the kernels off the cobs.

Mash the avocados in a bowl. Toss in the cilantro, lime juice, another pinch of salt and mash, mash, mash. Gauc, there you go.

Heat the tortillas in the oven or microwave.

Arrange some of the amazing spicy barbacoa in the center of each tortilla. Top with guacamole, salsa and grilled corn. Garnish with cilantro and another squeeze of lime and seriously. Ugh.

2 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of vlmarston

vlmarston on 5.25.2012

Can’t wait to try this! Sounds like it would be really good for RV trips.

Profile photo of Dax Phillips

Dax Phillips on 5.25.2012

Those look amazing!

3 Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of mayasmom

mayasmom on 6.25.2012

My lips are burning and so is my love for this recipe. It is completely awesome. Can’t wait to have the leftovers on a salad tomorrow. I will definitely cut down on the peppers though. A little too spicy.

Profile photo of rotflol

rotflol on 6.16.2012

SPICY is right. My goodness. This was delicious but too hot for me. I ended up dumping out the peppers and sauce when I shredded the meat and poured in about two cups of water for the last hour of cooking. That calmed it down enough for me. I think I’ll use less peppers or just the adobo sauce next time, but I’m definitely making this one again.

Profile photo of KimberlyE

KimberlyE on 6.14.2012

I’ve tried several different barbacoa recipes and this was definitely the best! It was a bit spicy and only kept getting hotter as the leftovers sat in my fridge. I think that next time I will use half the amount of Chipotle peppers. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

Related Recipes

Keto Beef Bulgogi
Profile Photo by Jennifer Banz in Main Courses
Looking for something different at your keto table for dinner? Keto...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Best Italian Meatballs
Profile Photo by Beastfeast in Main Courses
Beef meatballs with grandma's tomato sauce and rosemary.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


The Best Swedish Meatballs
Profile Photo by Chanda | My Farmhouse Table in Main Courses
This simple and easy recipe for The Best Swedish Meatballs is...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Sous Vide London Broil
Profile Photo by Charles Willard in Main Courses
Delicious sous vide london broil.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Oven-Baked Burgers
Profile Photo by Lexi in Main Courses
I love a good juicy grilled burger, but the weather is...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy