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Slow Cooker Ground Beef Tacos Recipe

Slow Cooker Ground Beef Tacos
Yes, you can make ground beef tacos right in the slow cooker and no browning of the meat is needed. The raw hamburger along with various seasonings are placed into the crockpot and cooked on low for several hours. What is great about this recipe is the texture that the tacos have. Chances are you already have most of the ingredients for this recipe on hand. These tacos and are slightly spicy from the cayenne pepper and chipotle powder—both of these ingredients are optional but I really like the nice smoky flavor the chipotle powder gives to this taco meat. The meat can also be used for burritos. Some great toppings are guacamole, lettuce, tomato, and cheese. Enjoy.

Slow Cooker Ground Beef Tacos

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Slow Cooker Ground Beef Tacos Recipe

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  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x


  • 2lbs ground beef
  • ½ cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 5 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Seasoning-
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)


  1. In a small bowl combine all of the seasoning ingredients. Add the ground beef to the bottom of a slow cooker. Top with onions and tomato paste. Stir in the spice mixture. Pour in the chicken stock. Stir the mixture to coat most of the meat.
  2. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Serve on flour tortillas or corn tacos shells. Top with your favorite toppings.
  • Author: Bobby


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