If you are like me, you don't always have tons of time to spend in the kitchen preparing dinner. Between my children's packed schedules and my own busy life, sometimes it is a scramble at dinner time to get something on the table that is both quick and healthy.
That is why the crockpot is my best friend. Nothing brings me peace of mind on a busy day like knowing I already threw something (lovingly, of course) into my crockpot and that dinner will be ready when I get home.
This is one of those recipes. It is Called Amazing Crockpot Shredded Beef. "Amazing" because it is so easy to prepare AND because everyone in my house will gobble it up, no complaints. It is a huge hit with my mob.
Depending on the size of your crew, this recipe could give you dinner and some leftovers for later in the week. (A real dream come true for this busy mom!)
What could you do with a crockpot full of shredded beef?
- yummy beef tacos
- add it to your salad
- top your sweet potato with a big scoop
- serve it with a plate full of your favorite roasted veggies
- filling for lettuce cups
- serve over a whole grain pilaf
This is a pretty versatile dish and I am sure that you have some creative ways to use it as well... so don't be shy about sharing!
Here is what I do to create Amazing Crockpot Shredded Beef...
3 lb under blade chuck beef
2-3 yellow onions
1 head of garlic, peeled
1/2 cup beef broth
1 tbsp coconut aminos
1-2 splashes of Red Boat fish sauce
salt & pepper
- Place beef in crock pot. Add beef broth and then rest of the ingredients on top of the beef.
- Cover the crockpot and set on low. Cook for 6-8 hours, until the beef easily shreds.
- Serve over veggies, rice, quinoa, in tacos or any ol' way you choose!
Simple enough, right?
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