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Beef Tacos Recipe

Shredded beef tacos are some of the best; I prefer this method of cooking overusing ground beef in a frying pan. This is the type of taco meat you would find in your more high-quality tacos and burritos. This recipe uses a frozen rump roast, but don’t worry about using a frozen one, it will turn out fine. If you would prefer to use a fresh one, that will work as well but the cooking time will probably be less. What’s really great about this recipe is that the slower cooker pretty much does all the work. I will only include how to make the actual meat in the recipe because everything else is pretty basic. Used whichever type of taco shells you prefer, and optional condiments such as shredded cheese, lettuce, and tomato. Enjoy.

(Makes 14 Servings)

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Beef Tacos Recipe

  • Author: Bobby


  • 1 (4 pounds) rump roast (frozen or fresh)
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 (7.75 ounce) cans Mexican style hot tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons garlic (crushed)
  • salt and black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 bunch green onions (chopped)
  • 1 cup cilantro (chopped)


  1. Place the roast into the slow cooker. Pour the wine and Mexican tomato sauce over the top of the roast.
  2. Season with garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3.  Cover and cook in the slow cooker on low for 9 hours (or less if using a fresh roast). When done the roast should shred easily.
  4. Shred the roast with 2 forks into the juices. Stir in green onions and cilantro.
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Monday 3rd of May 2010

I made this last week and it turned out Yummy! I did add a bit of cumin at my husbands request and he loved it. Will make this again for company perhaps. Thank you for sharing!


Thursday 22nd of April 2010

Hey, nice recipe and super site. As I scrolled down the page everything I saw I wanted to make-the German Chocolate cake looks fabulous-my mother used to make it when I was a kid and I haven't had it in ages. I think I'll give that a go in the near future. Thanks for sharing!


Tuesday 20th of April 2010

These look amazing! I love that it's a crock pot recipe too! I'm having a little trouble locating the Mexican tomato there a particular brand or alternative? Thank you!

Jay Jay

Monday 19th of April 2010

Can I just say how much I love your site?! It's the greatest. Thanks for sharing all these wonderful and tasty recipes!!!

I made the mongolian beef and I can't begin to tell ya how good it was! :)

Do you do any vegetarian/vegan dishes as well? I'm a borderline vegetarian at times.

Anyhoo, keep up the good work! Two thumbs up to this site!


Monday 19th of April 2010

Awesome timing! I have all of the ingredients on hand and am going to make these tomorrow. Thank you!