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Mexican Shredded Beef Freezer Meal

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Mexican Shredded Beef Freezer Meal

This Mexican shredded beef freezer meal is the perfect mix of sweet and spice! Its the best of all the Mexican flavors mixed together in a slow cooker that cooks for you all day long.

Cooking this beef recipe in the crockpot all day gives it a perfect juicy texture that falls apart and melts in your mouth.

You will love this beef dump freezer meal and the best part is that it will take you minutes to prep!

Easy, healthy, and tasty freezer meals are an amazing time saver! Prepping quick freezer meals will give you back time you didn’t know you were missing.

As a fellow mom of three kids I get how hard getting through a day can be, and sometimes topping off the day with the pressure of making dinner is just too much.

Having a couple freezer meals stocked up ready to go has been a regular life saver for me. It’s amazing!

Mexican beef can be spicy or just have a little heat depending on the salsa heat level you choose. We use a medium salsa. 

This is the best shredded beef freezer meal around!

Why you will love shredded beef recipe.

  • 10 Minutes to Prep
  • Super Easy
  • Extremely Tasty
  • Healthy (Soy Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Preservative Free)
  • Family Friendly
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Ingredients you will need for this slow cooker shredded beef recipe. 

  • beef chuck roast
  • yellow onion
  • salsa (heat of preference)
  • diced green chilies
  • diced tomatoes
  • salt
  • pepper
  • cumin
  • garlic
  • onion powder
  • smoked paprika
  • oregano
  • *Optional Garnish: Lime Wedge 

*Garnish with lime juice or lime wedges for a colorful presentation and a little extra flavor to your shredded meats. 

How do you make this Mexican Shredded Beef Recipe? 

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Mexican Beef Freezer Meal

This mexican beef freezer meal is a must try! The whole family will love this mexican shredded beef dinner plus it takes minutes to prep.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican Shredded Beef
Servings: 6 Adults
Calories: 456kcal

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker or Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs beef chuck roast
  • 1/2 large yellow onion diced
  • 1 cup salsa heat of preference
  • 4.5 oz can diced green chilies
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 ts[ cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano

Instructions

  • Step 1: Add all ingredients into slow cooker and stir.
  • Step 2: Cook on low 8-10 hours.
  • Step 3: Shred beef and stir back into sauce in slow cooker.
  • Step 4: Serve in tortillas, over rice, cauliflower rice or on top of chips!
  • Optional: Garnish with a lime wedge and your favorite taco toppings!

Freezer Directions:

  • Step 1: Label Freezer bag with recipe name, cooking from frozen directions and expiration date (todays date plus three months).
  • Step 2: Add all ingredients to labeled gallon freezer bag.
  • Step 3: Store in freezer for up to three months.

Cooking from Frozen Directions:

  • Step 1: Thaw overnight in fridge or in the morning in some warm water (meal may not be 100% thawed but that is ok).
  • Step 2: Add freezer bag contents into slow cooker.
  • Step 3: Cook on low 8-10 hours.
  • Step 4: Shred beef and stir back into sauce in slow cooker.
  • Step 5: Serve in tortillas, over rice, cauliflower rice or on top of chips!
  • Optional: Garnish with a lime wedge and your favorite taco toppings!

Notes

  • May top with favorite taco toppings! (cheese, guacamole, salsa, etc…)
  • Make it pretty: Garnish with fresh cilantro and a lime wedge.
     
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