Slow Cooker Brisket Con Queso Tacos

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Slow Cooker Brisket Con Queso Tacos

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Recipe Data

16
Servings
30min
Prep
5hr55min
Total

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    Description

    Make these delicious brisket tacos in the slow cooker. What makes them even better? Serving them with queso.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 16
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    1 (3-lb.) USDA Choice whole beef brisket, trimmed and cut into 3 pieces
    1 tsp. chipotle chili powder
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee ground cumin
    1 c. Allegro Gold Buckle brisket & fajita sauce
    16 That's Smart! hard taco shells, warmed
    16 (5-inch) Hy-Vee taco-size flour tortillas, warmed
    1 (12-oz.) container El Viajero white Mexican dipping cheese, melted
    2 (8-oz.) containers Hy-Vee fresh pico de gallo
    Fresh jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced, for garnish
    Fresh cilantro, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Paper towels
    • 6-quart slow cooker

    Directions

    1. Pat brisket dry with paper towels. Season with chipotle chili powder and cumin. 

    2. Place brisket in a 6-quart slow cooker. Pour brisket and fajita sauce over brisket; turn to coat pieces. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours or until meat is fork-tender (210 degrees). 

    3. Transfer brisket to a cutting board; reserve cooking juices. Shred brisket into thin strips using 2 forks. Return meat to juices in slow cooker. Cover and keep warm. 

    4. To serve, drizzle 2 tablespoons dipping cheese onto each flour tortilla. Place a hard taco shell in center of each tortilla; fold up tortilla to cover outside of taco shell. Spoon 1/4 cup brisket into each taco shell. Top with pico de gallo. Garnish with jalapeños and/or cilantro, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    340 Calories per serving
    1 taco

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 15g
    • Cholesterol: 65mg
    • Sodium: 800mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
    • Protein: 24g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 15%
    0%
    Calcium 10%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 6%

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