Slow Cooker Pulled Beef

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This recipe is great as a side to serve with your favorite carbs and veggies, or you can add it to your salad or even as a taco topping! It is so flavorful and the possibilities are endless with the way that you can serve this. If you are looking for a leaner protein option, you can replace the beef with chicken breasts.


4.5 lb Top Sirloin Beef Roast
1 large onion, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, sliced (with seeds
1 lime, juiced
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
5 gloves garlic, minced
1 cup water
1 cup canned diced tomatoes (you can use fresh too)
2 tbsp tomato paste


Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp cumin
1 tbsp paprika
1/2 tbsp red chili flakes
1/2 tbsp garlic powder
1/2 tbsp onion powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Carve off excess fat from the beef roast.
  2. Seasoned it with salt and pepper to taste on all sides. Place into slow cooker pot.
  3. Add remainder of ingredients into slow cooker, then add spices on top.
  4. Cook on high for 6 hours.
  5. Remove beef, place on large serving tray or pan, use two forks to shred the beef until all well shredded.
  6. Remove the vegetables with a slotted spoon and place into food processor. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture back into slow cooker.
  7. Add shredded beef and continue cooking on high for 1 hour.
  8. Serve with favorite sides!

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  1. Lori Fry says:

    Going make this on Sunday as I’m going to start food prepping for next week for the 1st time.

    1. fitchickscook says:

      Nice! So glad you enjoyed it Lori!

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