Barbacoa Stackers Slow Cooker Recipe

Prep Time
< 30 minutes
Cook Time
3+ hours
  • Barbacoa
  • 2 lbs beef brisket, trimmed and cut into 2-3 inch pieces
  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce, chopped plus 3 tsp adobo sauce
  • 1 (4-oz.) can diced green chilies
  • ⅓ cup beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ lime's juice
  • Stacker Toppings
  • Tostadas
  • 1 (16-oz.) can refried beans, heated
  • Cabbage slaw
  • Pickled red onions
  • ¼ cup grated cotija cheese, or cheese of choice
  • chopped cilantro
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  1. Add all of the barbacoa ingredients to your Crockpot™ slow cooker besides the lime. Cover and cook on high 5-6 hours or low for 8-9 hours.
  2. Remove bay leaves and shred beef with a fork, add back in the slow cooker. Add lime juice and mix everything.
  3. Spread refried beans on each tostado then top with a little crunchy slaw. Using a slotted spoon add desired amount of barbacoa to each tostado. Next add pickled red onions, cotija, cilantro, and avocado slices.
  4. Serve with lime wedges if desired and enjoy!
Latin and Spanish
Slow Cooker