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Spicy Shredded Beef
Submitted by:  Teresa
    

 

 
    Prep Time: approx. 30 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 2 Hours
 

" A good recipe for burritos, tacos, enchiladas, and all your favorite Tex-Mex foods. Freezes well in heavy duty plastic freezer bags. "
 
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound lean beef chuck, trimmed and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 (16 ounce) can  diced tomatoes
   
Directions
1  

Heat the oil in a large skillet. Brown beef cubes for 10 to 12 minutes. Reduce the heat, add the garlic, salt and cumin. Cook another 15 minutes.

2  

Add the can of tomatoes and heat to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Add water to the skillet as needed to keep the mixture from boiling dry.

3  

When cooked very tender, cool, then shred the meat using 2 forks. Place back on heat and stir until most of the liquid has evaporated.

4  

If planning to freeze, cool before packing in freezer bags and placing in freezer.

5  

For soft burritos, top a warm flour tortilla with the meat mixture, salsa, and grated cheese.

 
 
Makes 4 to 6 servings

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 4
amount per serving
Calories 351  
Protein 21g
Total Fat 27g
Sodium 693mg
Cholesterol 81mg
Carbohydrates 4g
Fiber 1g