Shredded Beef Tacos

Shredded Beef Tacos

2 Pounds beef chuck roast

1 Yellow onion, diced

1 Orange Bell pepper, diced

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 Tsp Sea Salt

1 Tbsp fresh cilantro

1/2 Tsp Smoked Paprika

1/2 Tsp Chili Powder

1 Bay leaf

1 Tsp Ground Cumin

Splash Beef Stock

1 16oz can of diced tomatoes and zesty green chilies,   1/2-1 of the can


In your slow cooker place your beef roast then add in all of your spices freash garlic, onion and bell pepper… place the Bay leaf on the top so you can pull it out at the end. Add your splash of Beef stock then turn on for at least 6 hours. At hour 5 use a fork and shred the beef apart and pull out any fatty pieces and add in 1/2-1 can of diced tomatoes with zesty green chilies and stir.  Now on to making your fresh flour torillas!


Flour Tortillas

2 cups all purpose flour

1 Tsp Baking powder

1/2 Tsp salt

2 Tbsp Shortening… (Spectrum is the brand I use)

1/2 cup warm water


In a medium bowl mix together your flour and baking powder. Then using a pastry cutter work in your shortening with this mixture. Finally start adding in your water slowly to form the dough. Knead the dough about 15-20 times. Let sit 15 minutes covered. Tear into 6-8 discs and on a lightly floured surface roll out into 6-8 thin circles. In a large skillet turn on med high and cook each torilla 30-1min each side. Once they start to bubble it’s time to flip. :)You may want to double this batch to make sure you have enough to match the amount of beef.

Using a slotted spoon or tongs pull out some of the meat and place in the center of one of your tortillas and fold to create the perfect shredded beef taco. Top with your favorite toppings like shredded cabbage or lettuce, diced tomatoes, or Diya shredded cheese substitute.Enjoy! Serves about 6 adults.


Sarah Plato

I am a mother of two Allergic kids, one of whom is severely allergic to Dairy, Eggs, Peanuts, tree nuts and shellfish, moderate to Soy and coconut. I have had to learn how to cook a lot from scratch in order to have food in my home that is safe for my family to come in contact with and to eat. I personally don't want anyone to feel left out ever and I especially don't want my children to not be able to enjoy at least some of the same foods just because they are allergic to basic ingredients. So with some good motivation I have taught myself how to cook and bake and I have come up with some great recipes to share with the world. I want to make it easier on other people in similar positions. Hopefully I can help other people to be able to also enjoy foods that previously would have been thought to have been off limits.

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