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Slow-Cooker Chile and Roasted Garlic Beef Brisket Tacos

Try this delicious brisket taco recipe--simply add the beef to the slow cooker before work with Old El Paso® Mexican Cooking Sauce, and come home to a delicious dinner!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Tacos

1
beef brisket (2 to 3 lb), trimmed of excess fat
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
pouch (8 oz) Old El Paso® Mexican Cooking Sauce Chile and Roasted Garlic
1
large red onion, cut in half, sliced
16
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch)

Toppings (if desired)

3
plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, diced
Fresh cilantro leaves
Lime wedges

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of beef with salt and pepper.
  • 2 In slow cooker, add beef, 1/2 cup of the cooking sauce and the onion. (Reserve remaining cooking sauce in 1-quart saucepan.) Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until beef is very tender.
  • 3 Remove beef from slow cooker; shred with 2 forks. Reserve 1/2 cup beef liquid in slow cooker; discard remaining liquid. Heat reserved cooking sauce over medium-high heat to simmering. Add beef back to slow cooker, and drizzle heated sauce over beef. Spoon about 1/3 cup mixture onto each tortilla. Top each with tomatoes, cilantro leaves and lime wedge.
  • 1 Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Sprinkle both sides of beef with salt and pepper.
  • 2 In slow cooker, add beef, 1/2 cup of the cooking sauce and the onion. (Reserve remaining cooking sauce in 1-quart saucepan.) Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or until beef is very tender.
  • 3 Remove beef from slow cooker; shred with 2 forks. Reserve 1/2 cup beef liquid in slow cooker; discard remaining liquid. Heat reserved cooking sauce over medium-high heat to simmering. Add beef back to slow cooker, and drizzle heated sauce over beef. Spoon about 1/3 cup mixture onto each tortilla. Top each with tomatoes, cilantro leaves and lime wedge.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make it your own: Customize your tacos with colorful, fresh toppings.

This recipe is also delicious with pork; try using a whole pork shoulder, following the same directions. Pork shoulder is cost effective and delicious made in a slow cooker.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
710mg
710%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.