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Crockpot Chipotle Barbacoa Bowls

Heidi Davison
This chipotle barbacoa meat has a deep, rich flavor that goes with anything. It is wonderful wrapped in a warm tortilla, on top of a bed of lettuce, or next to a pile of mashed potatoes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 3 lbs chuck roast cut in 2 inch pieces
  • 1 finely diced onion
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce or more for spicier meat
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp oregano
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup beef broth

Instructions
 

  • Cut up chuck roast into 2 inch pieces and put into the crockpot.
  • Add the onion, garlic, and chipotles.
  • Pour in the lime juice and vinegar.
  • Add all the spices and mix together.
  • Set crockpot on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  • Shred the beef and let it marinate in it's juices for 10 minutes.
  • Serve over lettuce or in a tortilla.