Slow-Cooked Shredded Beef Tacos


This is a great dish for those that like to prepare dinner in advance. Just throw the beef and onion in a slow cooker with our tasty seasoning mix and some water, and don't touch it for 6-8 hours! When you return, you'll be minutes away from a delectable

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
6 hrs
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
6 hrs 30 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound beef chuck roast

  • 1 medium onion, sliced

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package ORTEGA® Taco Seasoning mix

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar ORTEGA® Thick & Smooth Taco Sauce

  • 1 cup ORTEGA® Chopped Green Chiles

  • 1 package (12) ORTEGA® Taco Shells


  • Toppings: shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, SARGENTO® ChefStyle Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese, sour cream


  1. PLACE beef and onion in slow cooker. Combine water and seasoning mix in small bowl. Pour over beef and onion. Cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours or until tender. Remove meat to cutting board; shred beef with two forks. Place beef in large bowl. Stir in taco sauce and chiles.

  2. FILL warmed taco shells with beef mixture. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese and sour cream.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

390 Calories
19g Fat
37g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 390
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 1284mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 19mg 97%
Calcium 55mg 4%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 497mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.