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Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef Tacos with Avocado Crema

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Beef is the base for these delicious tacos! Top with an easy healthy, tasty Avocado Crema!  Perfect fix and forget meal! Great for weeknight meals and always popular at family gatherings and game day parties
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Calories 343kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Beef
  • 6-10 Flour Tortillas use Gluten-free tortillas to maintain this as gluten-free
  • 8 ounces low-fat Mexican shredded cheese
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • Pico De Gallo optional, *see note
  • Roasted Tomatillo Salsa optional, *see note
  • Pineapple Mango Salsa optional, *see note
  • 1 cup diced tomato optional, *see note

Avocado Crema

  • 1 avocado, pitted
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

Slow cook the Mexican beef according to the instructions. Use two pounds for this recipe. The remainder of the beef can be frozen for future use

    Avocado Crema

    • In a food processor or blender, add the avocado, Greek yogurt, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. Check seasoning and adjust if needed. Refrigerate until ready to use on tacos.
        
    • Build the tacos with your toppings of choice and Avocado Crema.

    Notes

    • For the Pico De Gallo and salsa, I have links to home-made recipes I have on my site. You can use store-bought as well.
    • This freezes really well. It can be separated in freezer storage bags for future meals. 
    • Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and portion sizes.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1taco | Calories: 343kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 547mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 250mg | Iron: 0.7mg