Slow Cooker Barbacoa (Shredded Beef)

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef (Barbacoa)

5 from 2 reviews

This Slow Cooker Shredded Beef is easy to make in the crockpot for dinner and tastes better than the Barbacoa at Chipotle.




  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the 3 chipotle peppers (removed from the can with some adobo sauce), cilantro, onion, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, the juice of one lime, and the apple cider vinegar. Blend until almost smooth.
  2. Place beef in slow cooker.
  3. Pour the homemade sauce on top. Add two cups of water.
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours.