Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
I love the balance of flavors and textures in these tacos.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef roast
  • 1 - tsp ground cumin
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 - cup(s) salsa verde sauce
  • 12 - oz. Coleslaw mix with dressing**
  • 12 - corn tortillas**
  • Garnish: - cotija cheese**
  • Garnish: - avocado(s)**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the beef in the base of the slow cooker and season with the ground cumin, salt and pepper. Pour the salsa verde over the beef. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the beef for the tacos.
  2. Before serving, prepare the slaw in a mixing bowl.
  3. Assemble tacos by placing some shredded beef in the middle of the tortilla, and top with the slaw and optional garnishes.
  4. Prepare fresh fruit.
  5. Serve Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos with Coleslaw and fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

    To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

    • 2 lbs. beef roast
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • Salt and pepper
    • 1 1/2 cups salsa verde

    Remove as much as air as possible and seal.

    Freeze & Thaw Instructions

    Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

    Dairy-Free Modifications

    Omit cheese garnish for dairy-free meal.

    Gluten-Free Modifications

    Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

    Printable Label Recipe Title

    Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos

    Printable Label Instructions

    Add the contents of the freezer baggie to the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred beef with fork.
    Serve on corn tortillas with Coleslaw and fruit.