Easy Beef Barbacoa

Amazing and easy barbacoa. Serve on tortillas with queso fresco and roasted corn and jalapeno salsa.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 5 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups salsa verde

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 4 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (3 pound) boneless beef chuck roast


  1. Mix salsa verde, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, oregano, cumin, salt, and pepper together in a bowl.

  2. Place chuck roast in the bottom of a slow cooker. Pour salsa mixture over roast to coat.

  3. Cover and cook on Low until roast is tender and can be easily pulled apart with a fork, 8 to 10 hours. Shred with 2 forks and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

396 Calories
26g Fat
12g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 396
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 528mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 24mg 121%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 341mg 7%

* 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.