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March 8, 2013

Tex-Mex Beef Wraps

Looking for a great crockpot recipe for the weekend? Here’s a tasty one for Tex Mex that the whole family will love!

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Tex-Mex Beef Wraps
image and recipe courtesy of family.go.com

1 Tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 boneless beef chuck pot roast (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), cut into 4 pieces
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup salsa, divided
12 (6- to 7-inch) flour or corn tortillas, warmed
1 cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 ripe avocado, diced

Blend chili powder, cumin, salt, and red pepper. Rub meat all over with spice mixture. Place onion and garlic in bottom of 41/2-quart CROCK-POT® slow cooker; top with meat. Spoon 1/2 cup salsa over meat. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours, or on HIGH 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours.

Remove meat from CROCK-POT® slow cooker; place on plate and use 2 forks to shred meat. Skim off and discard fat from cooking liquid; return meat to juices and mix well. Adjust seasonings. Place meat on warm tortillas; top with cheese, tomato, cilantro, and avocado. Roll up to enclose filling. Serve with remaining salsa.

Serves 6.

MF&L Staff at Maine Food & Lifestyle magazine.

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