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Kicked up chipotle crockpot beef tacos piled high with a fresh greek salsa and the most amazing avocado crema ever! Meet your new favorite taco.
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Chipotle Pulled Beef Tacos with Greek Salsa + Avocado Crema

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 448kcal


  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika or regular
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/2 lbs beef chuck roast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef broth or chicken broth
  • SALSA:
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced olives
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium ripe avocado pitted and peeled
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Tortillas for serving


  • In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, paprika, Italian seasoning, and salt. Rub all over chuck roast and place in a 5-qt slow cooker.
  • In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, saute garlic in oil until just fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add chipotle, tomato paste, and gradually whisk in broth until smooth. Bring mixture to a simmer then remove from heat. Pour over beef. Cook beef on low 6-8 hours until beef easily shreds with a fork. Once beef is cooled enough to handle, shred with two forks, season with salt and pepper to taste, and transfer shredded beef back to crockpot to keep warm.
  • Make the salsa: In a small bowl, combine all salsa ingredients. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Make the avocado crema: In a food processor, combine all avocado crema ingredients and process until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Just before serving, assemble the tacos: Place shredded beef in tortillas, top with greek salsa and drizzle with avocado crema. Enjoy!


Serving: 2tacos | Calories: 448kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 41.6g | Fat: 18.6g | Saturated Fat: 6.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.5g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 828mg | Fiber: 5.3g | Sugar: 4.1g