Shredded Beef

This is the best ever shredded beef recipe. It is perfect to add to nachos, tacos, burritos, empanada fillings, and more! It’s a one pot dish that is so easy to make and packs a punch full of flavor!

Shredded Beef

Nikole’s Kitchen
This is the best ever shredded beef recipe! Full of rich flavor perfect for tacos, nachos, burritos, and more!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 4


  • 2 lb Chuck Roast
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 1/2 Cups Beef Stock
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tsp Chipotle Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cayenne
  • 1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste


  • Start by pre-heating the oven to 400°
  • Next, season the chuck roast with salt and pepper on all sides. In a large dutch oven over medium-high heat add the olive oil. Once the oil is hot add the chuck roast and sear on each side until a golden crust forms.
  • Then, shut off the heat and add all of the remaining ingredients to the dutch oven. Cover the dutch oven and place in the oven for 2 hours.
  • After, the 2 hours take out the dutch oven and shred the meat with two forks and its done!
Keyword Mexican, Nachos, Shredded Beef, Tacos

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