Sunday, January 23, 2011

Crock Pot Cookin: Tex-Mex Beef Wraps

I’m not one to curse on my blog but I must say…this recipe was the shit!  For those of you that may not be hip to my urban lingo…being “the shit” is a good thing!  It was delicious – my favorite crock pot recipe so far. As we were chowing down I told G, “this would be a great Super Bowl dish” so I think I’m going to make it again for the big game.  The thing I appreciated about this recipe (aside from its deliciousness) was that it cooked for 9 hours!  This was a plus considering the fact that I’ve overcooked my last 2 crock pot creations…the ingredients were pretty basic, most of which I had around the house.  I promise you’ll love it!


·         1 tablespoon chili powder
·         2 teaspoons ground cumin
·         1 teaspoon salt
·         ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
·         1 boneless beef pot roast lean (3 to 4 pounds), cut into 4 pieces
·         1 large onion, chopped
·         3 cloves garlic, minced
·         1 ½ cups salsa
·         1 ½ cups water

Wrap fixings’
·         10 (6 to 7 inch) flour tortillas, warmed
·         1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
·         1 cup chopped tomato
·         ¼ cup chopped cilantro
·         1 avocado, diced

What to do:

1. Blend chili powder, cumin, salt and red pepper.  Rub meat all over with spice mixture.  Place onion, garlic and water in bottom of 4 to 7 quart crock pot.  Top with meat.  Spoon salsa over meat.  Cover and cook on low 8 to 9 hours, or on high 3 ½ to 4 ½ hours.

2. Remove meat from slow cooker; place on plate and use 2 forks to shred meat.  Return meat to cooker and mix well.  Adjust seasonings to taste if needed.  Place meat on warm tortillas; top with cheese, tomato, cilantro and avocado.  Roll up to enclose filling.  Serve with remaining salsa.

Super Bowl here we come :)


  1. Looks delish. I get so sad every time I see Sadie's salsa in your pictures. Our salsa sucks!

  2. You can order and have it delivered to your casa! Right now shipping is 1/2 off!

    I use “not so hot” in my recipes because “hot” is out of control!


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