Slow Cooker Beef Carnitas

Slow Cooker Beef Carnitas

Ingredients

  • 48 ounces chuck roast. 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano. 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin. 
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder. 
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder. 
  • 1 teaspoon salt and black pepper. 
  • 2 fresh jalapenos, chopped. 
  • 1 can canned tomatoes puree. 
  • ½ cup of water. 
  • For serving: tortillas, shredded cheese, and salsa.

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix all the spices together then place the roast and rub it very well with the spices mixture. 
  2. Transfer the roast to a slow cooker, cover it with water and tomato puree, sprinkle with extra salt and black pepper. 
  3. Cook the beef on low heat for 7 hours until the roast is soft and tender. 
  4. Transfer the beef to a cutting board and shred it with 2 forks.
  5. Pour the sauce into a saucepan and heat it on low heat until it thickens. 
  6. Serve the shredded beef inside the tortillas with the thickened sauce and the topping of your desire.

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