Barbacoa Marinated Stewing Beef

Served with rice, this tender beef barbacoa makes a tasty family dinner that everyone will love.


Stir together tomato paste, vinegar, orange zest, orange juice, lime zest, lime juice, achiote powder, ancho chilli powder, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper. Toss seasoning mixture with stewing beef, onion and thyme.

Seal using FoodSaver® VS3190X System according to appliance guidelines. Refrigerate for 24 hours, or freeze (thaw in refrigerator before cooking).

Add barbacoa and beef broth to your Crock-Pot Express Multi-Cooker. Lock the lid. Select Pressure Cook/Manual setting on High Pressure for 30 minutes.

When pressure cooking is complete, Quick Release the pressure.

Shred meat with 2 forks and stir back into the sauce. Serve with cilantro and lime wedges over rice.


Use barbacoa beef in tacos or add beans as serve as meaty chilli.

Alternatively, cook in Dutch oven in 160°C preheated oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until very tender.

Nutrition Facts:

Per 1/6 recipe
Calories 250
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 640mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 38g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg
Calcium 40mg
Iron 4.2mg
Potassium 1150mg

Nutrition Claims:

Good source of iron
Excellent source of potassium