Chipotle Shredded Beef Recipe
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon canola oil
- 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1/4 cup cider vinegar
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 teaspoons adobo sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2-1/2 pounds)
- 5 cups cooked brown rice
- Shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese and reduced-fat sour cream, optional
- In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in the tomatoes, vinegar, garlic, peppers, brown sugar, bay leaves, adobo sauce and seasonings. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, simmer, uncovered for 4-6 minutes or until thickened.
- Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker; add tomato mixture. Cover and cook on low heat for 8-9 hours or until meat is tender.
- Discard bay leaves. Remove meat and shred with two forks. Skim fat from juices; return meat to slow cooker. Using a slotted spoon, serve meat with rice. Top with cheese and sour cream if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.
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This recipe is quite good w/ a very different taste than the norm. Didn't have a chuck roast handy, so used 3 lbs beef stew meat instead, dredged in flour, salt, pepper and seared. Cooked on low for 8 hours, served over brown rice, the meat was nice and tender. Thanks to RedRain for the tip on left over chipotle peppers!
We made burritos and they turned out great. There was enough for lunch the next day and I froze the rest for another meal. It was a little juicer that we like, so next time I will let the sauce reduce more.
Such a delicious recipe! Love it! Wonderful on tortillas :)
What to do with left over chipotle peppers? Whirr them up in a blender and freeze in teaspoon increments on parchment/waxed paper. When frozen, dump in zip-loc bag and use when needed. Nevermind about recipes saying "minced chipotles" etc; the frozen teaspoons will do fine & give the recipe the kick called for.
Delicious! Used a venison roast for the meat. Leftovers were used to create beef enchiladas!
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