Slow Cooker Beef Street Tacos

Taco lovers will love this Beef Street Tacos recipe. Easily made in a Crock-Pot Slow Cooker with a few simple ingredients.

slow cooker beef street tacos

These Beef Street Tacos are not only delicious, but they are also super easy to make in your Crock-Pot Slow Cooker. All ingredients in one pot for 8 hours and awesome tacos!

beef street tacos

For these street tacos, you can either use corn or flour tortillas. In case you didn’t know, corn tortillas come in either yellow or white corn. Use whatever you like or have on hand. The star of this recipe is the meat filling.

shredded beef

If you are wondering what the difference is between a street taco and a regular taco is the size of the tortillas. They are typically smaller than a regular tortilla. If you can’t find any at your local grocery store use what you have on hand.

corn tortillas

Try to resist as much as possible the temptation to open the lid while it’s cooking as the slow cooker loses heat. By just opening the lid to stir the contents can make the internal temperature drop by 10°F to 15°F.

slow cooker beef street tacos

For the beef broth, you have a couple of options. You can either use pre-made broth from a can or tetra pak, make your own with a beef bouillon cube or some beef flavored better than bouillon.

slow cooker beef street tacos

As with any taco recipe, you can use whatever toppings you like. This is totally up to your personal preferences. The toppings I list on the recipe card are some of the more common toppings.

slow cooker beef street tacos

If you have some leftover meat, you can use it to make some enchiladas or even use some in a quesadilla. My wife even put some in a bun and made a sandwich out of it. The possibilities are endless.

slow cooker beef street tacos

For planning purposes, you should plan for two tacos per person. Each taco will have approximately 2 ounces of meat plus toppings. For reference, a 3-pound chuck roast will yield about 48 ounces once cooked.

tacos with fresh cilantro on plate

One of our awesome fans shared with us that they made this awesome recipe in their Instant Pot Pressure Cooker instead of the slow cooker. Only 75 minutes and that’s all she wrote!

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You will need the following ingredients to make this Beef Street Tacos recipe in your slow cooker (see recipe card for quantities): Chuck Roast, Salt, Pepper, Yellow Onion, Beef Broth, Tomato Paste, Ground Cumin, Chili Powder and Tortillas. Optional toppings: Mexican Blend Cheese, Fresh Cilantro, Sour Cream, Fresh Lime and Salsa.

  1. Season the Chuck Roast with salt and pepper.
  2. Place the chuck roast in the slow cooker. Add all the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until the roast is fork-tender.
  4. Remove the roast from the slow cooker and shred into bite-size pieces using a couple of forks.
  5. Return the shredded meat to the slow cooker and toss in the remaining juices.
  6. Serve in flour or corn tortilla and top with your favorite toppings.

Printable Recipe Card

slow cooker beef street tacos

Slow Cooker Beef Street Tacos

Taco lovers will love this Beef Street Tacos recipe. Easily made in a Crock-Pot Slow Cooker with a few simple ingredients.
4.13 from 16 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time8 hours
Total Time8 hours 5 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 24 tacos
Calories 110 kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
 

  • 3 lbs Chuck Roast
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1 Yellow Onion, diced
  • 1 Cup Beef Broth
  • 4 oz Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • Tortillas
Toppings (Optional)
  • Mexican Blend Cheese
  • Fresh Cilantro
  • Salsa
  • Sour Cream
  • Fresh Lime

Instructions
 

  • Season the Chuck Roast with salt and pepper.
  • Place the chuck roast in the slow cooker. Add all the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until the roast is fork tender.
  • Remove the roast from the slow cooker and shred into bite size pieces using a couple of forks.
  • Return the shredded meat to the slow cooker and toss in the remaining juices.
  • Serve in a flour or corn tortilla and top with your favorite toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 110kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 11gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.4gCholesterol: 39mgSodium: 126mgPotassium: 256mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 179IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Janet says:

    How I loved these Slow Cooker Beef Street Tacos. They were so tasty and very delicious. I was never a fan of cumin but for this recipe it made it very tasty.