We are sharing our favorite Beef Machaca Recipe today and how to make a delicious Machaca Burrito for dinner or breakfast. Not many are familiar with the name Machaca but I know many of you have tried it and called it by other names. Machaca is lightly seasoned and flavored shredded beef cooked with red bell peppers, garlic, and onion.
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Normally we would roll up the machaca into a burrito but to show off that delicious filling we served it like a machaca taco. We are also using a slow cooker so dinner can be on the table that evening with a minimal amount of work.
Make a Machaca breakfast burrito by adding eggs to heated machaca. It’s a great way to use the leftover machaca. Place the machaca in a medium skillet, heat and add a few whipped eggs. Cook the mixture until the eggs are firm and fill a tortilla with the meat and egg mixture.
We love to serve a heaping bowl of machaca for everyone to serve themselves. We set it out with either corn or flour warmed tortillas (or both), salsa, jalapenos, and avocados. Everyone can build their burrito or taco with their favorite ingredients which makes less work for you. Serve with sides of Mexican rice or refried beans, lettuce, and tomato and topped with cheese if you prefer.
This Machaca recipe can be used to make mini tacos or machaca burritos. It’s great for a party as finger food or appetizer snacks.
Add chunks of cooked potato to the machaca or the machaca and egg mixture. I love the machaca breakfast burritos with or without potato. If you don’t quite have enough of the machaca left over, the potatoes can stretch it.
Seasoned Beef slow cooked with onions and bell peppers for tacos or burritos
Place chuck roast a large slow cooker or crockpot
Top with onion, garlic and bell pepper
Pour on lime juice
Add the drained tomatoes and drained green chile
Season with salt and pepper
Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours until meat can be pulled apart with a fork
After the beef is done and is still in slow cooker/crockpot shred it using meat shredder claws mixing it with the juice and other ingredients
Serve on warmed corn or flour tortillas
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