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Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 10 mins

Want a tasty dinner? Prep the ingredients the night before, then throw it all in the slow cooker in the morning before you head out for work, school, or log in to telecommute. Delicious can be easy!

Two tacos with barbacoa beef, fresh cilantro, fresh lime wedges, and avocado in corn tortillas on a decorative white stoneware plate set on a wooden table.

 3 lbs chuck roastmay use up to 4 lbs. organic, grass-fed beef for this recipe
 2 tbsp avocado oil
 4 tsp dried chipotle pepper
 5 garlic cloves, minced
 1 tsp ground cumin
 1 tbsp dried oregano
 ¼ tsp ground cloves
 ½ tsp salt and more to taste
 ½ tsp freshly ground pepper
 ¾ cup beef broth
 ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
 ¼ cup lime juice
 3 bay leaves

Cut beef into chunks.


Heat oil in frying pan on high heat. Sear all sides of beef.


In bowl, combine all seasonings, broth, vinegar, lime juice, and whisk together.


Add beef to bottom of slow cooker. Poor marinade over beef. Add bay leaves. Cook on low 8 hours.


When cooking is complete, shred beef using two forks. Remove bay leaves. Cook an additional 10 minutes.


Serve with corn tortillas, fresh cilantro, fresh shredded cabbage, sliced avocado sour cream, and chopped green onion.

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