Great Tastes of Manitoba

Tropical Pulled Beef Tacos

8 hours, 15 mins
Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 8 hours | Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 8 small corn tortilla wraps
  • 2 lb (1kg) boneless beef blade pot roast OR beef cross rib roast
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) EACH beef broth and water
  • 1 can tidbit pineapple with juice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1  tsp (5 mL) salt and pepper
  • 2  Tbsp (25 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 cup (250 mL) barbecue sauce

Directions

Rub/Sear:

  1. Combine garlic, salt, pepper, tomato paste and chili powder to form a paste; rub paste over roast.
  2. In oiled skillet over medium-high heat, sear beef roast browning evenly.

Slow-cooker:

  1. Place roast in slow-cooker; add broth, water and pineapple.
  2. Cover on low-setting for 8 hours or on high-setting for 6 hours.
  3. Once roast is fork tender, transfer beef to cutting board and pull into stringy pieces.
  4. Discard cooking liquid, reserving pineapple.

Sauce:

  1. Combine pineapple with barbeque sauce on low heat in sauce pan; bring to simmer, stirring occasionally.
  2. Pour sauce over pulled beef and combine.

Assembly:

  1. Place pulled beef on corn tortilla and garnish.

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