These smoky barbacoa beef tacos are better than Chipotle’s with the help of our luscious, Barbacoa Slow Cooker Sauce Starter. Serve with lime wedges and pickled onions for a perfectly paired compliment to this indulgent dish.

Prep time:  15 min | Cook time: 8 hours (including slow cooker time)


1 tablespoon oil (optional)

2 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 2-3 inch pieces

1 package La Tortilla Factory’s Barbacoa Slow Cooker Sauce Starter

1/3 cup water

1 package La Tortilla Factory Non-GMO Hand Made Style Tortillas, Original Flour

Toppings (optional) pickled onions, radishes, diced onions


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown meat on all sides. Pace meat ina slow cooker. In a small bowl, whisk water and Slow Cooker Sauce Starter until smooth; pour over meat. Cover and cook on high for 8 hours or until meat is fork tender. Remove meat from slow cooker and shred. Serve with warm La Tortilla Factory tortillas and your favorite toppings!

Number of Servings: 8

Calories: 190  | Total fat: 9 grams | Total carbohydrates: 1 grams | Dietary fiber: 0 grams | Protein:24 grams