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Sweet and Tangy Shredded Beef Burritos

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Sweet and Tangy Shredded Beef Burritos

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet and Tangy Shredded Beef Burritos
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 440kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon OREGANO, DRIED
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme, dried
  • 1 pound beef roast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup sweet red chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 teaspoon mustard
  • 6 medium tortilla, whole wheat


  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 1 medium bell pepper, orange
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil.
  • Slice or chop the onion; add to hot skillet and cook until tender and caramelizing.
  • Add smashed garlic cloves to the onions and sauté 3-5 minutes until they soften and become fragrant. Season with the herbs and spices (paprika through thyme), then remove from the heat.
  • Season the roast with salt and pepper. Place it in a slow cooker (fat side up) and spread the onion mixture over top.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the ketchup, chili sauce, brown sugar, beef broth, and mustard; pour over the roast and onions.
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat can be easily shredded with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, dice tomato and slice bell pepper.
  • Once cooked through, shred beef and add to tortillas; add topping ingredients as desired.
  • Serve with grapes on the side.
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Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 1031mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 33g

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