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Beef Machaca Recipe

Seasoned Beef slow cooked with onions and bell peppers for tacos or burritos
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Machaca burrito, machaca con huevos, Machaca recipe, what is machaca
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 198kcal
Author Evelyn



  • 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


Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 802mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Vitamin C: 17.8mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 2.1mg