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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 10 mins

For these Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos, meat cooks all day in an awesome tomatillo salsa, then shredded, and topped with ripe avocado and tangy lime juice.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef tacos, crock pot, slow cooker, slow cooker beef tacos, Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos
Servings: 8
Calories: 427 kcal
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 pounds boneless beef chuck roast , trimmed of excess fat
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 16 ounce jar salsa verde
  • 1 medium sweet onion , sliced thin
  • 3 cloves garlic , smashed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 16 whole high quality corn tortillas , warmed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 medium ripe avocado , diced
  • 2 small limes , quartered
  1. Coat a 6-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large pan, heat the oil over medium-high. Season the beef with the cumin, salt, and pepper. Add to the pan and cook for 3 minutes, per side, to a nice golden brown.
  3. Transfer meat to the slow cooker; add the salsa, onion, and garlic. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Shred the meat with 2 forks and stir with the liquid.
  5. Using tongs or a slotted spoon, place some of the meat in each tortilla, topped with some sour cream, avocado, and a sprinkle of cilantro and lime juice.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Beef Tacos
Amount Per Serving (2 tacos)
Calories 427 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 121mg40%
Sodium 849mg35%
Potassium 888mg25%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 12.1mg15%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.