Tacos with pulled beef

Tacos with pulled beef

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  • Ingredients [ View Metric ] 1.5 lbs beef chuck

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½

    teaspoon fresh black pepper

  • 3

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 4

    cloves garlic

  • ¾

    cup yellow onion finely chopped

  • 1

    tablespoon cumin

  • 1

    tablespoon Ancho chile powder

  • 2

    dried bay leaves

  • 1

    "Negra Modela beer

  • 12

    small corn tortillas

  • sharp white cheddar cheese Shredded

  • Cilantro for garnish Recipe

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  • Heat the olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pot or dutch oven over medium heat.

  • Add the garlic and onions and saute until onions are translucent.

  • Sprinkle the salt and pepper on both sides of the beef.

  • Place the chuck in the pot and let it sear for 3 minutes until a crust has formed.

  • Flip the chuck and sear the second side for an additional 3 minutes. until nice and brown, almost burned but not.

  • Transfer the seared beef, along with the sauteed onions and garlic, to a crock pot.

  • Add the cumin, Ancho chile powder, bay leaves and Negro Model beer to the crock pot.

  • Simmer the ingredients on low heat for at least four hours, or until the meat is fork tender and easily shredded.

  • Shred the cooked meat, , and place it in a hot skillet oiled lightly, salt and pepper and lil chopped onion,cook until crispy on ones side, dont let it dry out, and assemble a taco by placing a portion of the shredded beef on a corn tortilla, topping it with the sharp white cheddar and fresh cilantro.




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