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Spicy, seasoned beef cooked low and slow to tender perfection! Your favorite Mexican take out! You'll love this amazingly easy copycat version of the famous Chipotle Barbacoa Beef Burrito so you can feed a large crowd and save 80% the price!

Chipotle Barbacoa Beef Burrito (Copycat)

Spicy, seasoned beef cooked low and slow to tender perfection! Your favorite Mexican take out! You'll love this amazingly easy copycat version of the famous Chipotle Barbacoa Beef Burrito so you can feed a large crowd and save 80% the price!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Chipotle Barbacoa Beef (Copycat)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 18 servings
Calories 240 kcal
Author Dinner, then Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic cloves
  • 4 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 chipotle chiles in adobo
  • 5 lbs chuck roast
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Add the vinegar, lime juice, chipotle, garlic, cumin, oregano, black pepper, salt, ground cloves, and process until small homogenous chunks occur.
  3. Trim your beef, add vegetable oil to a large dutch oven and heat on high.
  4. Sear the beef on all sides until deeply browned
  5. Pour over the beef and spread on it evenly.
  6. Add chicken broth on the sides of the beef so you don't make the topping fall off.
  7. You can either cook in your slow cooker on low for 7 hours.

  8. In the oven, you can cook at 325 degrees for 3-4 hours until fork tender.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Food.com

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Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Barbacoa Beef Burrito (Copycat)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 300mg13%
Potassium 445mg13%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 31mg3%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.