Crock Pot Beef Carnitas Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Crock Pot Beef Carnitas Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Crock Pot Beef Carnitas Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rcwebster213

Makes 6 servings



Beef Carnitas tacos in the crock pot!

Recipe Ingredients for Crock Pot Beef Carnitas Tacos

2 lbs. flank steak
1 yellow onion
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 pepper jalapeno
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp garlic
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 avocado
1/2 cup salsa
6 La Tortilla Smart & Delicious

Recipe Directions for Crock Pot Beef Carnitas Tacos

  1. Mix together all spices in a small bowl. Rub the spices all over your flank steak?be generous here! Then, place your steak at the bottom of your crock pot.

  2. Cover the steak with the chopped onions, bell peppers and jalapeno pepper. Turn heat on LOW and cook for 8 hours.

  3. After 8 hours, remove meat from crock pot and shred with a fork. It should be incredibly easy to shred. You can either stick the shredded meat back in the pot for another hour or serve as is.

  4. To serve, heat your corn tortillas in a skillet on the stove. Spoon some carnitas on a tortilla then top with salsa, avocado, cilantro and a squeeze of lime.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 331.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
458
Calories from Fat
188
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.9g
32%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
916mg
38%
Potassium
917mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
27.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
16.3g
65%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
51.9g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 96%
Calcium 11% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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